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Title, side A
Home of the FFA Jacket
Text, side A
The blue corduroy jacket worn by members is a widely recognized symbol of the National FFA Organization, formerly Future Farmers of America. In 1933, Dr. J.H. “Gus” Lintner, a Fredericktown teacher and advisor to the local FFA chapter, commissioned a jacket for its members to wear to FFA’s national convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Impressed by the design, the organization adopted the jacket as part of FFA’s Official Dress. Millions of members have worn it since. Founded in 1928 to promote agricultural education, FFA continues its mission in 2018 in all 50 U.S. states and two territories.
Address
111 Stadium Drive
Fredericktown, OH 43019
Location
111 Stadium Drive
Coordinates
Latitude: 40.476158, Longitude: -82.552706.
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