In July of 1940, Levi Simmons, an African American student of the
Menchew 4-H Club of Wilson County, was awarded the 4-H Club scholarship
to A and T College. He is shown in this black and white photograph
standing in front of an acre of ripe corn which was one of seven
projects conducted that year. In the photograph, he is standing with his
left hand on a cornstalk which towers over him. His right hand holds a
thick manila envelope. He is wearing a light colored,long sleeve, open
collared shirt and dungarees with a belt.