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Scope and Content Note
The Marlboro County Extension Homemakers Council Records consist of minutes of meetings, yearly reports of Council, correspondence, records relating to governance, financial records, membership lists, attendance lists, programs notes, newsletters, yearly calendars, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and records relating to laws, regulations, workshop training sessions, council projects, awards won by council members, and other educational material. This collection is a useful source on farm living and women’s roles in Marlboro County. Information on the Extension Homemakers’ Council begins in 1921 although there is mention made of a Home Extension Agent as early as 1918. For most, series records are incomplete.
The records of the Marlboro County Extension Homemakers’ Council were donated to the Archives on May 9, 1980.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Marlboro County Extension Homemakers' Council Records - Accession 321". Finding Aid 1304.
LC Subject Headings
Marlboro County Extension Homemakers Council--Archives; Marlboro County Home Demonstration Council--Archives; Home economics extension work--South Carolina--Marlboro County; Home economics--South Carolina--Marlboro County; Women in agriculture--South Carolina--Marlboro County--Societies and clubs; Marlboro County (S.C.)--History