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Marie Thelma Mann 4-H record book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 16/3/4/52

Scope and Content

The collection (1923-1934) contains the 4-H record book of Marie Mann of the Adel Live Wire 4-H Girls’ Club, Dallas County, Iowa. The book contains club programs, letters of recommendation, record books for 4-H projects, a list of activities, her 4-H story, photographs, newspaper clippings, ribbons, and her health examination.


  • Creation: 1923-1934

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Marie Thelma Mann was born in 1913 to Mr. and Mrs. Den Mann of Adel, Iowa. Marie was a charter member of the Live Wire 4-H Girls’ Club, which was organized in Dallas County, Iowa, on May 5, 1923. Her mother was the local leader of the club for the first several years and Marie remained active in 4-H for the next 10 years. The types of club work Marie completed included canning, nutrition, clothing, and home furnishing projects. Some of her many accomplishments in 4-H include exhibiting at the Iowa State Fair, attending several state conventions held at Iowa State College (University), serving as president of her local club in 1930, and being elected president of Dallas County 4-H in 1931.


1.0 Linear Feet (1 oversize box)

Items in related collections

RS 16/3/4. Iowa State University. 4-H Youth Development records, 1915-2010 RS 16/3/7. Iowa 4-H Foundation records RS 16/3/60. Jessie Field Shambaugh papers, 1901-1998, undated RS 16/3/66. James F. Kearns papers, 1926-2004 RS 16/3/4/51. Verneil Mardell (Anderson) Branstad papers, 1939-1950, undated RS 16/3/4/53. Lucille Peterson 4-H record book, 1927-1935 RS 16/3/4/54. Evelyn M. Peterson 4-H record book, 1927-1934, undated RS 16/3/4/55. Elva J. Brown 4-H scrapbooks, 1925-1942

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 16/3/4/52. Marie Thelma Mann 4-H record book, 1923-1934
January 23, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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