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Intercollegiate Poultry Judging Contest Records: American Poultry Historical Society Papers

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This collection consists of five bound volumes listing poultry judging team members and coaches and the names of the institutions which sponsored the teams. Also included are pictures of the winning team members and coaches for each of the 42 years for which records are available. Volume 1 covers the years 1920-32; vol. 2, 1933-47; vol. 3, 1948-54; vol.4, 1955-59; and vol. 5, 1960-65. The name and judging score for each member of all competing teams for certain years are included. One box.



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