WDAF Radio, 1948

- 1948

  • First FFA Chorus and National FFA Talent program held at national FFA convention.
  • National FFA Supply Service began operation.
  • Record jump in membership from 238,269 in 1947 to 260,300 in 1948; so many members attended the 20th National FFA Convention that a folding-cot hotel was set up in the basement of the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City.
  • First FFA Week celebrated during the week of George Washington’s birthday.