Boney Family Farming Scrapbook 1937

Summary
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Boney, Helen
Size
0.5 linear feet (1 flatbox)
Call number
MC 00521

The Boney family were long-time participants of the yearly Farm Home Week in Duplin County, North Carolina, and were active in cooperative extension and home demonstration work. In 1937 Mrs. Boney served as president of the State Home Demonstration Federation of North Carolina and in 1938, Mr. Boney was elected president of the Farmers' Convention. The Boney family was actively involved in rural issues such as electrification and rural road improvement.

This scrapbook, entitled, "Life on our Farm...1937", includes photographs, narrative text written by Helen Boney and newspaper clippings documenting a year on the Boney Family farm, 1937, located near Teachey in Duplin County, North Carolina. The scrapbook documents various farm activities including pig raising, crop planting, and production of related goods such as lard. The scrapbook also contains photographs relating to home demonstrations held on the farm including a tile work demonstration.

Biographical/historical note

The Boney family were long-time participants of the yearly Farm Home Week in Duplin County, North Carolina, and were active in cooperative extension and home demonstration work. In 1937 Mrs. Boney served as president of the State Home Demonstration Federation of North Carolina and in 1938, Mr. Boney was elected president of the Farmers' Convention. The Boney family was actively involved in rural issues such as electrification and rural road improvement.

Scope/content

This scrapbook, entitled, "Life on our Farm...1937", includes photographs, narrative text written by Helen Boney and newspaper clippings documenting a year on the Boney Family farm, 1937, located near Teachey in Duplin County, North Carolina. The scrapbook documents various farm activities including pig raising, crop planting, and production of related goods such as lard. The scrapbook also contains photographs relating to home demonstrations held on the farm including a tile work demonstration.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one scrapbook which remains in the original order as arranged by the creator.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Boney Family Farming Scrapbook, MC 00521, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Leon Spencer, 2014 (accession number 2014.0116).

Processing information

Processed by Gwynn Thayer and Sarah Breen, June 2014; machine-readable finding aid created by: Gwynn Thayer and Sarah Breen, July 2014.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Boney Family Farming Scrapbook, MC 00521, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.