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Ina Fay Paul Kretschmar papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/4/59

Scope and Content

The collection (1929-1966) contains the 4-H record book of Ina Fay Paul Kretschmar and her two daughters, Kay and Susan. The record book of Ina Fay and both of her daughters' record books contain 4-H projects, personal and club activities, photographs of club and project activities, and newspaper clippings.

Dates

  • 1927-1966

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

Ina Fay Paul Kretschmar was born in Muscatine County, Iowa on March 12, 1909 to Henry and Mary Paul. She was a member of the Fulton Royal Workers 4-H club for 10 years from 1920-1930. Her eight year record won her a trip to the National 4-H Club Congress in 1927 and she was one of two Iowa girls to win a trip to the National 4-H Camp in Washington DC in 1928.



Ina Fay graduated from Muscatine High School 1927. She then taught at a rural school in Muscatine County for six year. On June 6, 1934 Ina Fay married Alfred E. Kretschmar. They had two daughters Kay and Susan Kretschmar. After her marriage, she was a substitute teacher in Davenport Community Schools for 10 years.



Ina Fay was a 4-H leader of the Fulton Royal Workers 4-H club for two years before she married. When her two daughters were old enough to be 4-H members, she organized the first 4-H city club in Davenport, Iowa called the Davenport Lassies, and was the leader for 10 years.



Ina Fay Paul has a block at the Plaza of Heroines outside Catt Hall at Iowa State University.

Extent

0.84 Linear Feet (2 document boxes)

Abstract

Ina Fay Paul was born in Muscatine County, Iowa on March 12, 1909. She was a member and later a leader of the Fulton Royal Workers 4-H Club. When her two daughters were old enough to be 4-H members, she organized the first 4-H city club, the Davenport Lassies in Davenport, Iowa. The collection (1929-1966) contains the 4-H record books of Ina Fay Paul Kretschmar and her two daughters, Kay and Susan. The record book of Ina Fay and both of her daughters' record books contain 4-H projects, personal and club activities, photographs of club and project activities and newspaper clippings.

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

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Title
RS 16/3/4/59. Ina Fay Paul Kretschmar papers, 1927-1966
Date
April 9, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
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Iowa State University
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