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Identifier

Accession 71

Inclusive Dates

1941-1976

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

2,000 pieces, 1.00 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

South Carolina Extension Homemakers Council was organized to promote the study of Home Economics and the work of home economics in the state. The council was originally known as the South Carolina Council of Farm Women which was organized at Winthrop in June, 1921. The name was changed to South Carolina Home Demonstration Council in 1957 and to South Carolina Extension Homemakers Council in 1966. The name was changed again in 1992 when it became the South Carolina Association for Family and Community Education and finally became the South Carolina Family and Community Leaders in 1995.

Scope and Content Note

The South Carolina Extension Homemakers Council Records consists of minutes, correspondence, yearbooks, program notes, policy statements, studies, surveys and other records concerning the origin, growth, development and work of the Council, which was organized to promote the study of Home Economics and the work of home economics in the state. The council was formerly known as the South Carolina Council of Farm Women. It is now known as South Carolina Family and Community Leaders.

Provenance

The papers of the South Carolina Extension Homemakers Council were deposited in the Winthrop Archives on December 2, 1976 by Dr. Ruby Craven, retired state extension leader.

Keywords

Home Demonstration, Home Extension, Home Economics, Women's History, Women

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

South Carolina Extension Homemakers Council Records - Accession 71

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