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Congratulations to North Carolina 4-H for a Century of Excellence!

Counterclockwise from top left: Archival photos show the 1915 Gaston County 4-H corn club, 1941 state officers and a group of Wake County 4-H’ers in 1941. Delegates gather at a recent 4-H Electric Congress. 4-H-themed decorated hay bales adorn the N.C. State Fair. Brunswick County 4-H’ers, winners in 2008 state junior horticulture events, pose with agent David Barkley. Youngsters participate in canoeing at 4-H camp. A golf tournament fund-raiser yields a check presented to 4-H’ers by National 4-H Hall of Fame laureate Dr. T. Carlton Blalock (left) and Dr. Marshall Stewart, state 4-H leader (right). Youths compete in outdoor cookery and poultry judging events.

Bottom left: The winning design for the official North Carolina 4-H Centennial postage stamp, created by 4-H’er Carley Williams of Washington County. Archival photographs from University Archives Photograph Collection, Special Collections Research Center, N.C. State University Libraries