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Mainly annual reports of the various New York State county 4-H Club agents, consisting of mimeographed and printed forms providing statistical data concerning membership, projects, and agents' activities, typescript, and "Narrative Reports" which the agents wrote to summarize and interpret the results accomplished and the extension methods used. Some reports include photographs and newspaper clippings; also, correspondence, programs, minutes, reports, announcements, circular letters, photographs and printed material concerning the State Leaders' Training Camps, the New York State 4-H Health Committee, 4-H Clubs at the New York State Fair, annual State 4-H Club congresses, the New York State 4-H Extension Federation, the Older Rural Youth and Young Adult Programs, Junior Field Days at Cornell University, and annual conferences of the Extension Service and the county 4-H agents; correspondents include F. E. Heinzelman and Professor William J. Wright, club leaders, Albert Hoefer, State 4-H Club leader and director of the State Leaders' Training Camps, and W. Jack Weaver, assistant in the Agricultural Education Bureau of the State Education Department. Also, scrapbooks of clippings and photographs (6 volumes, 1931-1953) pertaining to the activities and accomplishments of the various New York State county 4-H Clubs and their members, including photographs of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and a box of films.

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