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Getting the Word Out


Many methods were used to promote 4-H membership and activities.

Poster
Poster
NSHS 6762.TIF


postal cover
Limited edition postal cover
Courtesy: Nebraska State 4-H Office

postage stamp
A limited edition postage stamp celebrating 4-H was issued in 1952.
Courtesy: Jan Stehlik

The National Committee on Boys' and Girls' Club Work was formed in 1921, to coordinate private support on behalf of 4-H- type programs. In 1923 the committee began publishing The National Boys' and Girls' Club News the predecessor to the National 4-H News. In 1977, the organization merged with the National 4-H Foundation to form the National 4-H Council.

National 4-H News
1952 issue of National 4-H News.
Courtesy: Jan Stehlik

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