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Annual report of the Bayfield County Agricultural Agent Washburn, Wisconsin: 1939
(1939)

Olson, Mildred
Report of 4-H Club work and home economics,   pp. 6-8 PDF (1.1 MB)


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     Leaders' meeting-. verD planned so as to give leaders and
Junior leaders rery de-f' we help in conducting their club work.
Special help was given on Club Program Planning, Clothing project
work, demonstrations, judging, and keeping 4-H records. These
leaders' meetings were supplemented by news letters and home calls
so as to keep in touch with the problems of club work.
                   1939 Homemaker Club Work
     There were 30 Homemaker clubs in Bayfield County in 1938-39
with an enrollment of 467 members. The project work was carried
on by local leaders who were trained at Center meetings and had
the experience of presenting the lessons to their local club
meetings* The p'oject lessons included "Color and Color Schemes
for the Home", "How to Make a Beautiful Braided Rug", *Planning
the Day's Mealas, "Hospitality and Table Service", and "Children's
Clothing".
     Mr. L. G. Holmes, State Landscape Specialist, gave helps
through home calls and illustrated lectures&
     The Homemaker Achievement programs were held at two District
Centers, namely; Cable and Washburn. About 310 Homemakers
attended these meetings. Mrs. M. McCordic, Home Management
Specialist, gave a very interesting talk on "Tourist Rooms and
Cabins". Dr. Ralph Bridgeman, Child Development Specialist,
gave a talk on "The Family and the Future of Democracy". The
Achievement Day exhibits showed some nice braided rugs, and
children's clothing, also. There was an exhibit on table sctsing,
a fitting culmination to our year's work. One club had a very
interesting exhibit of a supplementary project which has been
carried out at some of their meetings. Various kinds of Sacks


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