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Amber McClintic papers

Identifier: IWA0493

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Scope and Contents

The Amber Jacobsma McClintic papers date from 1976 to 1979 and measure 5.5 linear inches. The papers highlight Amber Jacobsma's 4-H activities in 1977. The collection consists of Jacobsma's 1977 4-H record book, describing her activities in the club with words and photographs. There is also a 1977 scrapbook detailing Jacobsma's summer trip to Holland with the "Iowa Caravan to the Netherlands." Also preserved in the collection is the 1977 I Dare You award for qualities of leadership and the 1976 book "I Dare You" presented to Jacobsma at the same time. Jacobsma's 4-H badge, the O'Brien County Fair Queen ribbon she wore, a project on Iowa and correspondence from the Dutch family she stayed with during her stay in Holland are also preserved.


  • Creation: 1976-1979


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

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Biographical / Historical

Amber Jacobsma was born on November 23, 1960 to Irma and Marvin Jacobsma. She grew up in Hartley, Iowa. In 1975 Jacobsma joined the local 4-H troop the Lucky Lincolns. Jacobsma served as secretary for the group in 1976. The year 1977 was a busy year for Jacobsma, she was elected to the County Council of 4-H, she was chosen to go to Holland with the "Iowa Caravan to the Netherlands" sponsored by 4-H, she was given the I Dare You award for qualities of leadership, she served on a home-economics judging team at the Clay County Fair and she was named the O'Brien County Fair Queen.


5.50 linear inches

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4-H scrapbook and record books.

Method of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 852) were donated by Amber McClintic in 2002.

Lisa Mott, 2003.
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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