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To county agents and Canning Club girls ...

by United States. Bureau of Plant Industry

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Published by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canning and preserving

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry
    SeriesCooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics -- no. 783, Cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics -- no. 783.
    ContributionsCreswell, Mary E. (Mary Ethel), 1878-, Powell, Ola, 1889-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25673362M
    OCLC/WorldCa899602703

    Jane Simpson McKimmon (), daughter of William and Anne Cameron Simpson of Raleigh, was a pioneer in the home demonstration field in North Carolina. This work was an outgrowth of the Farmer's Cooperative Demonstration Work, organized by Dr. Seaman A. Knapp in Texas () to aid farmers and agricultural workers. She was selected, in , as one of five pioneer state home demonstration. Your County Agent, State Club Leader or one of his assistants, "will visit you several times this summer. The Garden-CanningClub members should plan" on having a public canning demonstration. One of our representatives will be present. Because of t food shortage, let me urge every potato and corn member to grow a garden.

      A Decem article in the Athens Weekly Banner shows the profits made by a successful canning club girl from Athens. In Georgia, canning clubs became extremely popular; thousands of girls were instructed and supervised by home demonstration or “canning” agents across the state’s participating counties. AF In thern was a club organized, w~ first were in boys' and. gir~s' club before it was 4H. ~y husband and I both. werp doing garden work becaus0 it was World War II.• And. then it came on. was a county agent and she came down. for a couple meetings and Id -NOt Canning Club was. organiz~d and nampd. But it was sort of.

    corn, calf, or canning club, a pig, potato or poultry club, the boys and girls are learning how easy it is to of the boys' and girls' clubs in the eleven southeastern counties will co all of the county agents, home dem onstration agents and club leaders ;n this section of the state. Above: County Extension Agent W. M. Plaster and a group of 4-H’ers at the first Educational Encampment, held at the Texas State Fair in Dallas, October Attended by boys and girls, this became an annual event, co-sponsored by the State Fair and the Extension Service. Right: Girls’ Canning Club tomato queen and court, c.


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Originally, the canning clubs were designed for the girls. However, mothers wanted to become involved in similar activities.

So, similar types of activities including canning were started for the women, especially after the passage of the Smith-Lever Act in which contributed to the development of the home demonstration club movement. Georgia 4-H was founded in by G.C.

Adams in Newton County, Georgia, United States, as the Girls Canning, and Boys Corn Clubs. The Georgia 4-H Program is a branch of Georgia Cooperative Extension, which is part of the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and is funded by the University System of Georgia and private arters: Athens, Georgia.

The first girls’ club agents Powell employed were Mattie Furr of Lincoln County and Mabel McIntosh of Copiah County. They were rural teachers already familiar with the problems of farm life. They received $75 for two months of summer work. Inspired by Powell, the agents launched their drive.

Canning clubs were first known as tomato clubs in 4-H. When young girls were not allowed to join corn clubs, which were deemed inappropriate for girls, they soon looked for another way to contribute to their families. Under the leadership of Jane S. McKimmon it was decided that tomato growing and canning produce were activities more appropriate.

The Book Club Girls members. Welcome to the special Book Club Girls Group. Our mission is to bring people together through a love of reading. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. state, district, and county agents, and other extension employees by United States.

Department of Agriculture; Knapp, Bradford, ; United States. To county agents and Canning Club girls by United States. Bureau of. A Virginia agent, in one of her field reports, made a statement that exemplifies the significance of the work.

It was as follows: “After all, this canning club work means that we are to get a girl to do something worthwhile, to have it approved by those she loves, and then lead on to greater things.”. At the same time, Ella G. Agnew was establishing girls' canning clubs in Virginia.

She was the first woman agent appointed by USDA for farmers' cooperative demonstration work. By23, canning clubs had been organized. Girls' clubs, confined to canning, sewing, baking, and the like, had no such technological goals. He originated the concept of county agents. His early clubs for boys and girls evolved into today's 4-H Clubs.

Gertrude Warren - Mother of 4-H. Gertrude Warren was the first to use the term 4-H Clubs for Extension youth clubs in a federal document, "Organization and Results of Boys' and Girls' Club.

The first canning club to demonstrate new canning practices to Arkansans had also been started. That first club was organized in the Mablevale community in Pulaski County by a part time canning agent named Emma Archer.

In she became the first state agent in charge of women’s and girls. Her primary duty as collaborator was to coordinate, organize and supervise Girls’ Tomato Clubs throughout the county and put on practical demonstrations about the production and canning of tomatoes.

Club members, consisting of girls years of age, grew tomatoes on small plots of land and sold or canned them. Beyond just the realm of the individual family, the clubs also became sources of education and charity in communities.

On January 1,Emma Archer organized the first canning club work for girls in Mabelvale (Pulaski County). InArcher became Arkansas’s first state home demonstration agent. Just southeast of Newton County, another milestone in Georgia 4-H history was growing.

Like the boys in Newton County, the girls of Hancock County wanted an opportunity to be part of an educational club and thus the Girls Tomato Canning Club began in The girls grew tomatoes in their family vegetable gardens and canned them for competition. InUSDA outlined a proposal for establishing girls' tomato canning clubs.

InMarie S. Cromer of Aiken County, SC, organized a club using material. County agents and local leaders began to organize 4-H clubs. Club meetings. and projects were made major requirements. Bycanning agents, hired part time, began demonstrating new time-saving and safe canning practices.

Byfederal and county funding supported more canning clubs, and in FebruaryEmma Archer was named the state agent in charge of women’s and girls’ work. Archer established the first canning club in Arkansas.

The roots of 4-H are in corn clubs for boys and canning clubs for girls that were established around the turn of the century to teach young people how.

Every agent went back to her county determined to dispose of those tomatoes and there were many ingenious selling methods introduced. One agent loaded cans and club girls in farm wagons and buggies, decorated the vehicles in red bunting and pine, and stopped on the courthouse green where they offered their wares for sale.

Kossuth County was represented at the second Girls 4-H Convention in Ames in by 12 club girls, the county club chairman, two club leaders and the home demonstration agent.

Infrom May until September, the junior club work in agriculture was carried on by an assistant agent financed by a cooperative effort of the County Bankers. Membership grew to 3, for boys clubs and just under 3, for girls clubs. John D. Wray was hired as the first statewide agent for the African-American boys agricultural clubs.

The first statewide Short Course for the white agricultural clubs was held at North. Ideally, Cloverbud clubs will meet separately from 4-H clubs in order to ensure that they receive age-appropriate instruction.

Expectations of 4-H Club Members. In general, 4-H club members are expected to meet the following standards each year: Complete a 4-H project. Give a club, community, or county .Girls involved in 4-H also achieved higher statuses during the war. County agents encouraged canning club members to sell their products directly to grocers.

It was originally difficult to get grocery stores to buy and sell 4-H canned goods. However, with rising prices ingrocers began to work with the canning clubs.County agents reported the women were eager to learn the same canning methods as girls who participated in canning clubs.

Agents held canning schools for .