From Extension Farm-News, July 1954 issue
The selection of 12 “Master Farm Families” in North Carolina was announced recently by The Progressive Farmer and the Extension Service. The families come from Yancey, Warren, Yadkin, Guilford, Rowan, Union, Robeson, Perquimans, Buncombe, Wilson, Scotland, and Beaufort counties.
The families are picked from North Carolina once in every three years and in Virginia and South Carolina in other years. The following winners were selected “for notable efforts in developing a successful home and arm and for taking part in community improvements”:
The Fred Bryans, Burnsville, Route 1;
W. A Connells Jr., Warrenton, Route 1;
W. Herbert Flemmings, Boonville;
R. Max Fryars, Macleansville, Route 1;
Harold Grahams, Mt. Ulla;
B.B. Haiglers, Indian Trail, Route 1;
L.E. Lewis’s, Shannon, Route 1;
W.L. Madres, Hertford, Route 1;
Harry M. Morgans, Leicester, Route 1;
Jesse Proctors, Walstonburg, Route 3;
Jesse Sneeds, Laurinburg, Route 2; and the
A.D. Swindells, Pantego.