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Home Demonstration Clubs: “Looking Back”

Reprinted here by special permission of the author, Cindy Beckman, a retired Conway High School history teacher who writes local history.

Since Faulkner County was predominantly agricultural and rural, most of the women who lived in the area were occupied with managing the family farm, raising children and putting food on the table.

Although the first home demonstration-type work in Faulkner County was done by boys and girls in tomato, poultry and pig clubs, women started forming Home Demonstration Clubs in Continue reading