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Home Demonstration & 4-HHome EconomicsFamily and Consumer Sciences

A Look at Our Past


Images of Home Demonstration, Home Economics


1909

First North Carolina corn club formed in Ahoskie, Hertford County

North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts signed agreement with USDA to develop corn clubs and demonstration programs


1911

Jane McKimmon hired to oversee tomato clubs for

girls


1913

Women began to form home canning clubs

4-H logo adopted, used to label tomato club cans


1914

Congress passed the Smith-Lever Act

The first agricultural clubs for African-American boys began in Sampson County


1916

Home Demonstration and Girls 4-H Clubs Formally Split


1916

Community Club Work in the Study of

Foods and Household Conveniences Published

  • Potatoes are valued chiefly for the starch which they contain, but are too bulky to give sufficient nourishment unless served with some protein food.

  • Sugar is a valuable fuel food and energy producer. It is pleasing to the taste and relieves fatigue.


1917

McKimmon selected to help direct the food conservation program in the state during World War I

Home Demonstration began program

for African American women

1922

Six African American Home Demonstration Agents were hired


1920’s Projects Increased Family Income


1930’s

Curb Markets

Relief Gardens


1945 - 1950

Family Life Relations, Community Improvement Drives, Financial Planning, Preparation of Wills Added


1960’s Name Changed to Home Economics

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education

Program Established


1970’s

  • Programs added focused on:

  • Nutrition and Health for Elderly

  • Consumer Education

  • Income Management

  • Energy Conservation

  • Crime Prevention


1978

Home Economics Became a Department at North Carolina State University

1995 name changed to


2006


PowerPoint created by:

Margie Mansure, Extension Agent, FCS, Watauga County

Edited by:

Deborah Cox, Extension Agent, FCS, Caldwell County

Contributions made by: Dee Furlough

Mary Jones

Candy Underwood

Brenda Morris

Linda Minges

Anna Peeler

Ann Darkow

Thanks for all your time and energies to this project :2007 State Mtg.


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