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Identifier

Accession 516

Inclusive Dates

1920-1962

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

3500 pieces, 1.75 linear feet

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The South Carolina Extension Homemaker’s Council- Kershaw County Records contain correspondence; financial reports; scrapbook; field reports; newspaper articles; minutes; a brief history; attendance record; convention programs; monthly and annual reports for the Home Demonstration clubs, Farm Women, and 4-H clubs. Also included is information on the 1940 Mattress Making Project and a letter from US Senator Burnet R. Maybank. Subjects include: Camden, South Carolina, 4-H, South Carolina Council of Farm Women; and World War II. The South Carolina Extension Homemaker’s Council in Kershaw County can trace its origin to 1912 when Miss Catherine Chapell became the first Home Demonstration Agent for the county. In 1920, an important outgrowth of home demonstration work in Kershaw County was the organization of 8 clubs in the Kershaw County Council of Farm Women.

Provenance

The records of the South Carolina Extension Homemakers’ Council Kershaw County were received from Judy Brick in August, 1983.

Copyright

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

South Carolina Extension Homemakers' Council- Kershaw County Records - Accession 516

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