Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Extension Family and Community Health Program Records, 1956-2012

An unidentified woman and girl preparing a goose, 1915.

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RG 252

The Extension Family and Community Health Program Records document educational programs developed and offered by Oregon State Extension faculty for Oregonians. The bulk of the collection consists of slide presentations, workshop leader guides and participant handouts, newsletters and other publications, and video productions on food buying, food preservation, meal preparation, and nutrition. Family and Community Health is a program of the Oregon State University Extension Service within the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.


Digital Resources: History of OSU Extension
Digital Resources: History of OSU Extension
A comprehensive collection of online resources documenting the 100+ year history of Extension at Oregon State University.

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Scope and Content Note


10.8 cubic feet, including 4847 photographs, 33 videotapes, 24 audiocassettes, 9 DVDs, and 8 CDs; 13 boxes, including 1 oversize box

Related Papers

The Special Collections & Archives Research Center's holdings include numerous collections documenting extension programs in foods, nutrition, and family and community development. Of particular note are the Extension Service Records (RG 111) and Photographs (P 062) and the College of Home Economics and Education Records (RG 141). The holdings also include the Multnomah County Extension Home Economics Units Collection and the Home Economics Extension Photographs (P 115).

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