Footprints of Fayette


A Historical Column From The Fayette County Historical Commission and Fayette County Judge’s Office

La Grange NFA Newspaper – Courtesy Of Fayette Heritage Museum & Archives
The New Farmers of America in La Grange New Farmers of America (NFA) was a school-based organization for African Americans enrolled in vocational agriculture classes in the segregated South.  The group was founded in 1935 and did not disband until 1965 when it combined with the Future Farmers of America. The merger was a result of pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Office…

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