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Sheridan Hustlers 4-H Club (Scott County, Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0799

Scope and Contents

The Sheridan Hustlers 4-H Club records date from 1921-1954 and measure 10 linear inches.  They consist of minutes, membership rolls, reports of club activities, newspaper clippings, and photographs.


  • 1921-1954
  • Other: Date acquired: 2010-01-21


Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

The Sheridan Hustlers 4-H Club was a girls' 4-H club in Sheridan township near Eldridge in Scott County, Iowa. The members participated in a wide range of activities including gardening, canning, cooking, sewing and quilting, and furniture refurbishing. Members also had picnics, went on hikes, played baseball, softball, and folk games; presented plays and made music together; learned about good health and grooming; created exhibits for the county fair; attended 4-H conventions and Camp Abe Lincoln; and participated in Rally Days.


10.00 linear inches


Girls' 4-H club located in Sheridan Township near Eldridge, Scott County, Iowa.


The records arrived in two looseleaf notebooks.  Because the notebooks were overly full, newspaper clippings and photographs filed at the end of each notebook were removed and filed in folders.

Custodial History

The records were in the possession of Myrtle Keppy until they were donated to the Iowa Women's Archives by her daughter Ila Jean Taylor in 2010.

Method of Acquisition

The records (donor no. 776) were donated by Ila Jean Taylor in 2010.

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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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