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Sixteen national and sectional 4-H Club soil and water conservation winners attending the National 4-H Club Congress

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Item information

Title:
Sixteen national and sectional 4-H Club soil and water conservation winners attending the National 4-H Club Congress
Topics:
Community and Extension
Subjects:
4-H clubs -- United States -- Congresses
Awards
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
17 x 25 cm.
Item identifier:
0015217
Created Date:
Description:
Sixteen national and sectional 4-H Club soil and water conservation winners attending the National 4-H Club Congress; seated, center is Raymond C. Firestone, executive vice-president of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, which sponsers the award. Typed on verso: Chicago, Ill., Nov. 29 -- Raymond C. Firestore, Executive Vice-President, The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company (front row, center) with the eight national and eight sectional 4-H Club Soil and Water conservation winners. These sixteen youthful soil savers are the nation's best in 1954. They won all-expense trips to the 33rd National 4-H Club Congress and the eight National winners also were presented with $300 college scholarships. The awards are presented annually by the Firestone Compnay who have sponsored this worthy 4-H project for the past eleven years. The awards were given at a Firestone breakfast and entertainment this morning which was attended by more than 1850 4-H Club delegates, leaders, state and federal extension representatives and friends. National winners, front row, left to right: Charles Carlson, Pikeview, Colorado; Evan Rayl, Afton, Iowa; James W. Smith, Burligame, Kansas; Norman E. Tucker, Lanesboro, Mass.; Raymond C. Firestone; John Wayne Stutts, Rienzi, Miss.; Verle E. Lanier, Billings, Mont.; Ernest Butler, Mabank, Texas; and Lawrence Pyle, Bethany, W. Va. Sectional winners, backrow, left to right: Willis Copeland, Mt. Carmel, Conn.; Wayne Heberer, Belleville, Illinois; Clyde M. Bohn, Jr., Union Bridge, Maryland; Jimmy Steele, Mooresville, No. Carolina; Edwin Franks, Chargin Falls, Ohio; Calvin McCornack, Cloud Chief, Okla; Alfredo Rivera, Comerio, Puerto Rico; and Robert Bales, Sheridan, Wyo.
Genre:
Group portraits
Photographs
Names:
4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.) more info on 4-H Youth Development Program (U.S.) 
Location:
United States
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs
Green 'N' Growing

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
National 4-H Congress. North Carolina delegation (UA023.008.044) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
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Funding:
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