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Ashley County Extension Homemakers Club Materials

Identifier: MC 2210

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a booklet of the history and annual activities of the Pine Hurst Extension Homemakers Club, as well as 23 color photographic slides of club members' attendance at the 1972 statewide convention held on the University of Arkansas campus. Those pictured include JoAnn Thompson, Barbara Kinniard, Geneva Atkins, Anna Kate Malloy, and Mattie Pearl Kilcrease.


  • 1972-1976


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

The Pine Hurst Extension Homemakers Club (EHC) was founded in November 1919 by Ruby Mendenhall, Ashley County's second Home Demonstration Agent. Mrs. W. D. Carter served as the club's first president. The club was active in community service, charity fundraising, and home economics workshops and projects. In 1967, it changed its name to the Pine Hurst Extension Homemakers Club (EHC); it later transitioned into the Ashley County Extension Homemakers Club (EHC).


0.02 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by format, and are stored in a box with other smaller manuscript collections.

Acquisition Information

The Ashley County Extension Homemakers Club Records were donated to the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, in April 1998 by JoAnn W. Thompson of Clarksville, Arkansas.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in May 2017.

Ashley County Extension Homemakers Club Materials
Katrina Windon
completed in May 2017
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444