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Amber McClintic papers Edit




  • 1976-1979 (Creation)


  • 5.50 linear inches (Whole)

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  • Abstract

    4-H scrapbook and record books.

  • 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.

  • Method of Acquisition

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

  • Preferred Citation

    Amber McClintic papers, Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

  • Other Descriptive Information

  • 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.

  • 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. 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.

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