4-H delegates and contestants, 1953, courtesy of Joyce Farris

First row: Jackie Pate, voting delegate, Peggy Chambers, talent contest, Joyce Cheatham, county dress review winner, and Madge Pennington, Home Demonstration Agent. Back row: Neil Burns, voting delegate, Junior Ray Aderholt, talent contest, Bobby Aderholt, State 4 -H secretary, Earl Frank Lyle, tractor driving contest, James E. Fields, Assistant County Agent & Wyatt Lacy Blake, voting delegate.

The above delegates and contestants and their leaders attended the 33rd annual state 4-H Camp held at the Auburn University Campus, July 6th - 11th, 1953. A party and dance was held Thursday night celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 4- H Club. The Winston County group joined 542 outstanding 4- H girls and boys from every county in Alabama to elect State 4-H officers, attend talent shows, picnics, handicrafts classes, tractor driving contest, parties, swimming classes, training, meetings, etc.