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1 Title:   Plans for Cooperative Home Demonstration Work with farm families - Georgia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   University of Georgia. Agricultural Extension Service  
  Dates:   1944-1960  
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The Plans for Cooperative Home Demonstration work with farm families-Georgia books cover the years 1944-1946, 1948-1960. There were a number of well-known Cooperative Extension agents, including Leila Mize, who contributed to the books. These planning books where full of useful information that was designed to help improve the lives of farm families, particularly that of women and girls.
 
  Identifier:   UA06-004  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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2 Title:   Dennis Johnson farm journal  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Dennis  
  Dates:   1850-1859  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of a journal kept by Dennis Johnson of Oothkaloga, Bartow County, Georgia regarding weather conditions, planting and harvesting of various crops, use of various farm animals in work, and work assigned to farm laborers.
 
  Identifier:   ms2500  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   E. H. Lowe business records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1909-1961  
  Contents:  
This collection consists of 71 ledgers and two boxes of loose material. The ledgers concern the Lowe Farm and store in Hancock County, Georgia, run by E.H. Lowe and his wife Hattie J. Lowe. E.H. took meticulous notes on both his farm and store. During World War II, he paid careful attention to rationing regulations and other wartime laws. There is a considerable amount of business correspondence loosely held within the ledgers. Some are advertisements sent through the mail, others are receipts and notes about shipments and payments.
 
  Identifier:   ms3628  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   William Coleman Hardman ledgers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hardman, William Coleman, 1860-1940  
  Dates:   1890-1940  
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The collection consists of farm accounts that consist of one-line entry for each day stating the farm activities, family news, and weather. also included are farm accounts with tenant expenses and purchases for the farm. There are also loose bills, receipts, and some correspondence.
 
  Identifier:   ms3715  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   James M. Adams family history scrapbook  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Adams, James Monroe, 1849-1931  
  Dates:   1911-1931  
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This collection contains a scrapbook of the Adams family history written by James M. Adams of Monroe, Georgia in 1911. The scrapbook includes a lengthy and detailed autobiographical manuscript describing his life, transcriptions of family letters, newspaper clippings, a genealogical chart, and detailed biographies of numerous individual family members that include births, deaths, marriages, and anecdotes.
 
  Identifier:   ms4267  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Margaret Elizabeth LaBoon family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   LaBoon, Margaret Elizabeth, 1897-1976  
  Dates:   1822-1990  
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This collection consists of genealogical records and research, scrapbooks, diaries, personal writings, published materials, financial papers, maps, and photographs. Margaret Elizabeth LaBoon made scrapbooks out of correspondence she received from family and friends, as well as newspaper clippings about Athens and Monroe, Georgia and the people she knew from these areas. The correspondence hails from Margaret Elizabeth LaBoon's vast collection and focuses on what her family sent her. The scrapbooks contain either cards (for weddings, wellness, or gratitude) or newsclippings regarding individuals in Georgia that LaBoon recognized, particularly in the "People I Know" section of the collection. Diaries in the collection are written by several men in the LaBoon family. The two diaries of James Franklin LaBoon cover his service in France during World War I. The two ledgers of William Lafayette LaBoon are part diary and part memoir, as he related his past and present experiences. The 1899-1933 ledger includes genealogy, estate records for Peter LaBoon and Joseph Allen LaBoon, and handwritten copies of the family's legal documents and letters. The 1934-1937 ledger is mainly a diary, with some pages devoted to Byrum family genealogy and personal opinions on politics and government. In 1941, George Mason LaBoon copied portions of this ledger into a more legible form within the same book. The numerous diaries of George Mason LaBoon, from 1910-1929, detail his work on the family farm, including tasks like plowing, planting, hog killing, cutting timber, hunting, and feeding livestock. He notes the routines in his daily life, such as his reading and meals, as well as social events and church activities. Financial papers include ledgers (1836-1907) from the blacksmith shop of Mason C. LaBoon and later Joseph T. LaBoon in Walton County (Ga.). Families represented in this collection include the Laboon, Foster, Fielding, Byrum, and Bradbury families.
 
  Identifier:   ms3712  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   James D. Frederick family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Frederick family  
  Dates:   1844-1899, 1942  
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The collection consists of papers of James Daniel Frederick and the Frederick family from 1844-1899, 1942. The bulk of the collection consists of diaries and account books of James D. Frederick. The diaries (1844-1856 and 1873-1899) contain entries describing Frederick's student life at the University of Georgia, a few minutes and the constitution of the Washingtonian Temperance Society of Franklin College, and entries pertaining to crop conditions, weather, and farming practices for Frederick's farm in Marshallville, Macon County, Georgia. Entries for the period 1873-1889 are sparse and usually are recorded once a year. The account books (1873, 1875-1878, 1880-1882, and 1888-1892) include occasional notes but mainly record items purchased for operating the farm. The collection also contains a diary (January - April 1882) of Eugene Frederick pertaining to the operation of his farm; a typescript of THE KEENE FAMILY containing photographs, genealogical charts, and clippings; and the original mockup for THE RUMPH-FREDERICK FAMILIES including correspondence, photographs, clippings, and genealogical charts. The genealogical material was collected by Louise Frederick Hays.
 
  Identifier:   ms79  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   S. Eugene Younts papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Younts, S. Eugene  
  Dates:   1950s-2012  
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S. Eugene Younts papers consists of administrative files that date from 1967 to 2011. These files are directly related to Younts daily work activities. Series two focuses on the new faculty tours that Younts created and led from 1977 to 1999. There are numerous photographs and slide included in this series. Series three, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation files, dates from 1977 to 1992. This part of the collection highlights the University of Georgia projects that the Foundation helped fund during those years. The fourth series, subject files, holds mainly Younts' speech, research and book materials from the 1950s through 2012. The fifth series consists of appointment calendars with Younts' daily activities noted. These calendars date from 1970 to 1999.
 
  Identifier:   UA02-036  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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9 Title:   Anne L. Sweaney collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sweaney, Anna L. (Anne Landoy)  
  Dates:   1907-2012  
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The Anne L. Sweaney collection consists of materials from her career with the College of Family and Consumer Sciences' Home and Consumer Economics department. The collection has manuscripts that she wrote on topics ranging from low income housing to the quality of life for older adults. There are records of Sweaney's research including the SMART HOUSE studies (1988 through 1991) and her work on various Southern Regional Projects (1970s-1990s). Other documents relate to her teaching (1981-2012), serving as head of the HACE department (2004-2012) and as Interim Dean of FACS (2010-2011). Also included is information about conferences that she attended and presented at along with grants that went toward funding her numerous studies and research projects. In addition, there is material from her service on the Athletic Association's Board of Directors.
 
  Identifier:   UA11-202  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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10 Title:   Georgia Cooperative Extension Service pictures  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   University of Georgia. Cooperative Extension Service  
  Dates:   1916-1969  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of photographs of various aspects of home improvement, rural life and education as well as Home Demonstration Council and 4-H activities. A large portion of the collection involves county fair exhibits in the early half of the century. Many photographs of Home Demonstration fashion activities are also included.
 
  Identifier:   ms2009  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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