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Lucille Peterson 4-H record book

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RS 16/3/4/53

Scope and Content

The collection (1927-1935) consists of the 4-H record book of Lucille Peterson. The record book contains letters of recommendation, record books for 4-H projects, club programs, longtime personal expense account record books and awards, lists of club and personal activities, her 4-H story, photographs, letters (mostly from Webster County Home Demonstration Agent Elizabeth Peterson), and Iowa State Fair and Webster County Fair ribbons.


  • 1927-1935

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Lucille Peterson was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Peterson of Harcourt, Webster County, Iowa. She, along with her sister Evelyn, was a charter member of the Lost Grove Leaders 4-H Girls’ Club which was organized in April 1927. Lucille was an active member in her local club holding various offices including club vice president and president. She was elected Webster County 4-H Club president as well. Lucille completed a number of 4-H projects in canning, baking, clothing, and home furnishing, attended several state conventions and banquets, and wrote a number of news articles about 4-H activities for the local paper.


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

Related collection materials

Some related collections include the Iowa 4-H Records (RS 16/3/4), the Iowa 4-H Foundation Records (RS 16/3/7), the Jessie Field Shambaugh Collection (RS 16/3/60), and the 4-H record books and papers of James Kearns (RS 16/3/66), Verneil Branstad (RS 16/3/4/51), Marie Mann (RS 16/3/4/52), Evelyn Peterson (RS 16/3/4/54), and Elva Brown (RS 16/3/4/55).

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 16/3/4/53. Lucille Peterson 4-H record book, 1927-1935
January 23, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
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