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100 Years of Extension
University of Illinois Extension is celebrating 100 years! Here is a collection of historical photos, posters, circulars, reports, and more, showcasing Extension's work over the past century.
100 Years of Extension
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Kankakee County Farm Adviser John Collier, pictured here in 1912, assisted farmers in improving their productivity and profitability. Farm Advisers, who traveled the countryside testing the soil of Farm Bureau members, suggested crop rotations, limestone or other soil amendments and advising on animal husbandry practices.
Animal Husbandri, Farms Advi
Illinois 4-Hers donated 3 ambulances to the Red Cross during WWII after raising over $4,500.
Wwii Era, Red Cross, Scrapbook
Illinois 4-Hers donated 3 ambulances to the Red Cross during WWII after raising over 4,500.
During WWII, victory gardens became a means for non-military citizens to assist in wartime efforts by supplementing their rations with fresh vegetables from the garden.
Vintage Posters, Sow, Picture-Black Posters, Plants, Green Peppers, Seeds, Vintage Ads, Victorygarden, Victorious Gardens
*SOW THE SEEDS of VICTORY ~ Plant + raise your own vegetables: Victory gardens, also called war gardens or food gardens for defense, were vegetable, fruit, and herb gardens planted at private residences and public parks in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Germany during World War I and World War II.
Sow the Seeds of Victory WWI Vintage Posters - by: James Montgomery Flagg - Matte - size: 11" x 14" - $10.00
1941-1945 War #garden ad, #patriotic #victorygarden
I SO want this dress! Sow the seeds of Victory! plant & raise your own vegetables. (Vintage Ad)
1936 Kitchen Tour Home: 'A kitchen sink with drainpipe and electricity from a home plant serve to make this home fairly adequate although the house is heated by stoves. The plumbing and the cupboards were self-installed by the family. They are gradually improving the house through keeping of home account records.'
1930S House Interiors Kitchens, Scrapbook, 1940
Bob Wolf, former PSEP Specialist, demonstrating the use of drift control products to minimize spray drift. Illinois Extension PSEP Specialists were among the charter members of the American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators founded in 1993.
Extension Sites, Illinois Extensions, Scrapbook, Extensions Psep
Historical 4-H: Exhibitor's Tag at Illinois State Fair
Tazewel County, Delavan Illinois, Illinois States Fair, Illinois Tazewel, Handles Pre Computeris, Illinois 1914 2014, Springfield Fairground, County Illinois, Fair Springfield
Historical 4-H: Exhibitor's Tag at Illinois State Fair; Delavan Illinois
1954 4-H Comic: "The Careless Caper: A One Act Safety Drama Starring the Hazard Boys, Fire, and Accident"
Hazard Boys, General Disasters, Dramas Stars, 1954, Careless Capers, Vintage Beautiful, Safety Dramas, Disasters Preparedness, 100 Years
1950s 4-H Camp Songs
Camps Quotes, 1914 2014, Country Camps, Camps 2014, 100Th Birthday, 4 H Camps, Camps Songs, Birthday Extensions, 4H Camps
"Children...Their Behavior and Misbehavior" 1976 University of Illinois Extension Circular