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Guide to the Sheridan Hustlers 4-H Club (Scott County, Iowa) records

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1921-1954
Creator: Sheridan Hustlers 4-H Club (Scott County, Iowa)
Extent: 10.00 linear inches.
Collection Number: IWA0799
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Girls' 4-H club located in Sheridan Township near Eldridge, Scott County, Iowa.

Arrangement: The records arrived in two looseleaf notebooks.  Because the notebooks were overly full, newspaper clippings and photographs filed at the end of each notebook were removed and filed in folders.

Access: The records are open for research.

Use: Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.

Acquisition: The records (donor no. 776) were donated by Ila Jean Taylor in 2010.

Preferred Citation:

Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Address: 100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5068
Curator: Kären Mason

The Sheridan Hustlers 4-H Club was a girls' 4-H club in Sheridan township near Eldridge in Scott County, Iowa.  The members participated in a wide range of activities including gardening, canning, cooking, sewing and quilting, and furniture refurbishing. Members also had picnics, went on hikes, played baseball, softball, and folk games; presented plays and made music together; learned about good health and grooming; created exhibits for the county fair; attended 4-H conventions and Camp Abe Lincoln; and participated in Rally Days.

The Sheridan Hustlers 4-H Club records date from 1921-1954 and measure 10 linear inches.  They consist of minutes, membership rolls, reports of club activities, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Myrtle Keppy papers (IWA).

Browse by Series:

  • Series 1: RECORD BOOKS
  • Box 1:
  • Notebook (vol. 1) - 1921-1945
  • Notebook (vol. 2) - 1946-1954
  • Box 2:
  • Newspaper clippings - 1940-1942
  • Newspaper clippings - 1943
  • Newspaper clippings - 1946-1947
  • Photographs - 1928-1945
  • Photographs - 1946-1954