Historical Photos: 1930’s
Boys Short Course, University of Florida campus. Gainesville, Florida. This Hillsborough County group was the largest county delegation attending the event.
Volusia County. 4-H club poultry show in Deland. Note the 4-H emblems on the sign over the barn. Both boys and girls are shown as participants in the photo.
National 4-H Club Congress Delegation 1932 (3707 KB). This unique photograph measuring 38″ by 6″ shows the entire national delegation attending the National 4-H Club Congress.
Several names are recorded on the back of the photo–Lorraine Chamberlin (best all around 4-H in the state), Ellen Dirr (healthiest in the state), Mary Ellen Lovelace (best 4-H seamstress), Grace Warren (home demonstration agent), Flavia Gleason (state agent). This photograph was donated to the State 4-H program by Mrs. Lorraine Chamberlin Howell’s family, upon her passing in 2001. Over time the photograph developed a crack and has weathered with age.
Annie Ray Young and her Spotted Poland China Pig, presented to her by Mrs. Dave Shultz, wife of the Governor of Fla. Annie Ray lives at Buck Pond, Fla. and was given this pig for her outstanding club work.
Not the least important among the day’s activities at 4-H Camp Timpoochee is the partaking of “”three squares”” a day. With their energy-requiring activites, the boys and girls are ready for the wholesome food when it is served. August 2, 1935.
4-H Club boys become wood cutters at Camp Timpoochee, 4-H camp on Choctawhatchee Bay in Okaloosa County. The work detail is a part of every day’s program, and the cooks must have wood. August 1, 1935.
National 4-H Conference, Washington D.C. From left to right are Miss Anna Mae Sikes, Miss Forena Watherbu (Orange County), Adlin J. Malthby (St. James County), Miss Pearl Chamberlin (Alachua County), Gred Goettle (Escambia County) and J. Lee Smith.”
Other 1930s Photos
Camp pleasures. (Additional information-This is likely 4-H club girls at the Short Course at FSU. It was also called camp. The kitchen does not look like any of the 4-H camp kitchens look, or might have looked.)
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