Historical Photos: 1950s

1950

National 4-H Club Congress Delegation by a Phone Booth

1950s National Conference

1950

These seven 4-H boys were awarded $100 scholarships by the Florida Bankers’ Association during the 1950 short course (held on the UF campus).

Left to right: Earl Conway, Box 611, Callahan; Vill Pearce, Box 77, Kendall; Floyd Call, Executive Secretary, Florida Bankers’ Association, Orlando; Paul Thornhill, Box 411, Dundee; Tommy Charies, Route 1, Bradenton; Herman Jones, Route 6, Box 78j, Jacksonville; Eugene Bland, Pinetta; Larry Loadholtz, Box 45, Seville

Scholarships 1950

1951

National 4-H Club Congress Florida Delegation Portrait

1951 4-H Congress

1952

National 4-H Club Congress Florida Delegation Portrait

1952 National 4-H Congress

Boys 4-H club members eat watermelon at camp.

1952 boys 4-H camp

1953

National 4-H Club Congress Florida Delegation Portrait

National 4-H Congress 1953

Charlotte Woodward, president of the Pinetta Girls’ Club (left), Mrs. Ruth M. Elkins and Maudie Hart, stencil some book ends at Camp Cherry Lake which is located near Madison. August 6, 1953.

Photo by JFC.

1953 Camp Cherry Lake

1955

Woodrow Brown Presents an Award

Award presentation 1955

Boys State 4-H Club Agent Woodrow Brown Receives National 4-H Congress Registration Kit

Receiving National 4-H Kit 1955

4-H boys shaking hands with Boys State 4-H Club Agent on campus at the University of Florida

Handshake 1955

Boys program state 4-H staff and others in a meeting

Meeting of the Minds 1955

National 4-H Club Congress Florida Delegation Portrait

1955 National 4-H Congress

Woodrow Brown Talks to Florida 4-H Delegates During Orientation at National 4-H Club Congress

National 4-H Congress Orientation

Boys 4-H scholarship winner receives his award. 4-H banner in the background.

Scholarship Winner 1955

Boy winning public speaking during Short Course on the University of Florida campus shaking boys state 4-H club agent Woodrow Brown’s hand. 4-H banner in the background

Public Speaking Winner 1955.

4-H boys at Short Course on the UF campus.

1955 Boys Short Course

Woodrow W. Brown, state 4-H boys club agent, looks over tractor manuals with 4-H members in 1955.

Tractor Manuals 1955

Woodrow W. Brown meets Mr. Talbot and Mrs. Brown in 1955

Talbot and Brown 1955

1957

4-H Club Dairy Show. Boys and girls with dairy cows and 4-H banner in the background.

Dairy Show 1957

Girls State 4-H Council officers

1957 Girls Officers

National 4-H Club Congress Florida Delegation Portrait

National 4-H Congress 1957

 

National 4-H Club Congress Florida Delegation by a bus

National 4-H Congress Bus 1957

John Woodruff of Santa Rosa County won the state tractor operators contest and will represent Florida at the Eastern States Tractor Operators’ Contest in Richmond.

Tractor Operator 1957

Bankers’ scholarship winners at 1957 Club Short Course on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville.

L to R: Henry Moore, Walton County; Dan Norris, Lake County; Ed Lee Ayers, Nanatee; P.M. Hendrick, Hamilton; Mr. Earl Hardde, Gainesville banker; Austin Tilton, Putnam; Jay Bossinger, Manatee; and Bobby Muraro, Lake.

4-H scholarship 1957

Joey Watkins and Judith Lively, Hawthorne, 1957. 4-H calendar.

4-H Calendar 1957

1958

National 4-H Conference Florida Delegation with Legislators by the United State Capitol in Washington, DC. Photo is signed.

1958 National Conference

National 4-H Club Congress Florida Delegation at Dinner.

1958 Dinner

 

1959

Florida 4-H members with state governor for a proclamation signing.

Governor Meeting 1959 Florida

Unknown Date

African-American 4-H Club girls and an adult ready to board a schoolbus.

African American Girls 1950s

State 4-H Council officers, meeting in Gainesville, get together with James E. Gorman, Managing Director of the Florida Chain of Store Council, which sponsors the activities of the two councils.

L to R: Thomas Floyd, Escambia, vice-president, boys’ councils; Sandra Dennison, Orange, president, girls’ council; Mr. Gorman; Sue Roberts, Hardee, vice-president, girls; Billy Avery, Suwaneee, president, boys. Unknown date.”

1950s 4-H

Two 4-H girls drinking milk out of glass bottles

Drinking Milk 1950s

Girls State 4-H Short Course Assembly. Florida State College for Women, Tallahassee.

Girls Short Course Assembly 1950s

Girls at State 4-H Short Course. Florida State College for Women, Tallahassee.

Girls Short Course 1950s

Governor signs 4-H proclamation. Boys State 4-H Council and Girls State 4-H Council representatives.

Governor of Florida Signs proclamation 1950s

Three 4-H boys with lamps

1950s boys with Lamps

M.O. Watkins and Anna Mae Sikes, Other adults

1950s M.O. Watkins and Anna Mae Sikes

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