Somebody was Inspired When They Founded the 4-H Club


The above quote is from Will Rogers in 1934. Known worldwide as a humorist, a social commentator, performer and motion picture actor, he was one of the best known American’s of that decade. The best paid actor in Hollywood, making 71 movies. He traveled around the world three times; and, as a syndicated columnist, he wrote more than 4,000 columns.

The people adored Rogers and listened to what he had to say… and, he had a lot to say. Here is what he had to say about 4-H:


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“With all the haywire ideas we have, ever once in a while we hit on a good one. I was down to the Los Angeles livestock show, and I saw these hundreds of farmer boys that had fattened and cared for a calf, or pig, or sheep, themselves. It’s a thing called the 4-H Club. Somebody was inspired when they founded that. It’s all over the

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4-H Quote – Will Rogers 1934

4-H Quote – Will Rogers, 1934

“I was down to the Los Angeles Livestock Show, and saw these hundreds of farm boys that had fattened and cared for acalf, or pig, or sheep, themselves. It’s a thing called the 4-H Club. Somebody was inspired wheh they founded that. It’s all over the country. By golly, they are a great bunch of kids , and they have some fine stock.”
Will Rogers, 1934

From National 4-H History Preservation Program. info@4-Hhistorypreservation.com

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