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Homemakers Council, Cooperative Extension Service (A83-24)
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1937-1972
Date [inclusive]
3.0 Cubic feet

Preferred Citation

Homemakers Council, Cooperative Extension Service, A83-24, University Archives, Mississippi State University Libraries.

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Scope and Content Note

These files consist of papers, publications, and programs of the Mississippi Home Demonstration Council and the Mississippi Extension Homemakers Council from 1933 to 1981. The records include minutes, enrollment reports, study topics, programs, voting delegates, constitutions, committee reports, general correspondence, histories, newspaper clippings, and various other items.

Of particular interest is the Walthall Home Demonstration Club secretary's record book (1937-1938). The record book includes minutes, programs, records of meetings, and study topics.

There are eight Photographs of County Home Demonstration Councils (1950) and two photographs of a Home Demonstration staff (undated). These photographs are located in the University Archives Cooperative Extension Photograph Collection.

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P.O. Box 5408
Mississippi State, MS, 39762

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

 B1 F 1 General Correspondence and Miscellaneous, 1967-1971 


Reports to Mississippi Extension Homemakers COuncil; Programs of Events of the Council, 1968-1971; National Council Minutes, 1970-1971.

 B1 F 2 General Correspondence and Miscellaneous, 1972-1974 

 B1 F 3 Brewer, Eva Lynn, 1941-1942, 1943-1946 

 B1 F 4 County Officers and Committees, 1962-1963 

 B1 F 5 Enrollment, 1965-1969, 1973 

 B1 F 6 Freeny, Helen, 1942-1943 

 B1 F 7 History of Home Economics, 1948-1950, 1952 


County Council Programs; Newspaper Clippings concerning County Councils; County Home Demonstration Histories.

 B1 F 8 Home Demonstration Council Minutes, 1936-1937 

 B1 F 9 Home Demonstration Council Minutes, 1938 

 B1 F 10 Home Demonstration Council, 1960-1962 


Council Minutes; Enrollment Reports; District Minutes; Study Topics; Programs; Voting Delegates; Black Councils; Reading Lists; Handbooks; State Reports; County Council Constitutions.

 B1 F 11 Home Demonstration Council Minutes (Homemakers), 1968-1971 

 B1 F 12 Johnson, Espy-Personal, 1966-1968, 1970 

 B1 F 13 Leaders Packet, 1970-1972 

 B1 F 14 Meetings, 1968-1969 

 B1 F 15 National Home Demonstration Council-State Reports, 1960-1966 

 B1 F 16 National Home Demonstration Extension Council, 1970, 1974, 1976 

 B1 F 17 National Officer Nominations, 1971-1972 


Thelma Robbins for National Secretary of the Extension Homemakers Council, 1971; National Vice President, 1972.

 B1 F 18 Photographs 

 B1 F 19 Photographs of County Home Demonstration Council Members, 1950 

 B1 F 20 Robbins, Thelma, 1968-1969 

 B1 F 21 State Council, 1946, 1956-1961 

 B1 F 22 Walthall Home Demonstration Club, 1937-1938 

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Box 2 

 B2 F 23 County Council Officers and Committees, 1954-1956 

 B2 F 24 County Council Officers and Committees, 1957-1959 

 B2 F 25 County Council Officers and Committees, 1960-1962 

 B2 F 26 Home Demonstration Council, 1933-1942 

 B2 F 27 Home Demonstration Council, 1943-1947 

 B2 F 28 Home Demonstration Council, 1948-1950 

 B2 F 29 Home Demonstration Council, 1951-1953 

 B2 F 30 Home Demonstration Council, 1954-1956 

 B2 F 31 Home Demonstration Council, 1957-1959 

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Box 3 

 B3 N 1 Mississippi Extension Homemakers Council Minutes Notebook, 1960-1967 

 B3 N 2 Mississippi Extension Homemakers Council Minutes Notebook, 1968-1970 

 B3 N 3 Mississippi Extension Homemakers Council Minutes Notebook, 1970-1975 

 B3 N 4 Mississippi Extension Homemakers Council Minutes Notebook, 1970-1980 

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