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Family farms--Iowa

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Richard Ullem papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029521808]
Identifier: MS-0234
Scope and Content This collection (1907-1980) contains a letter regarding family history, a newspaper clipping and an agricultural log book. The letter was written by Ullem’s son, Ben F. Ullem, in 1980 and provides details about Ullem family history. The clipping is from the Chariton Leader (October 3, 1907) and contains "The First Settlers," authored by Thomas Brandon (father of Laura Brandon Ullem). The commercially prepared log book,...
Dates: 1907-1927, 1980

Bess and Fred E. Ferguson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/13/52
Abstract Elizabeth "Bess" Storm Ferguson, a 1921 graduate of Iowa State, was a homemaker and journalist. Her husband, Fred, who was a 1922 graduate of Iowa State, was Publications Editor (1924-1953) for Iowa State College (University) and the Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station. This collection includes the papers of both Bess and Fred Ferguson and contains biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, professional writings, and farm records. Bess's professional works focus...
Dates: 1887-1986, undated

Deane C. and Marion A. Gunderson Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/8/11
Abstract Deane C. (1918-2010) and Marion Abbott (1919-2004) Gunderson lived on a farm near Rolfe in Pocahontas County, Iowa, for nearly six decades. Deane, a farmer and engineer by training, and Marion, a homemaker and librarian, both attended Iowa State College (University) during the late 1930s. They were active supporters of Iowa State's academic programs and devoted fans of Cyclone athletics throughout their lifetimes. The collection contains photograph albums, loose photographs, and genealogical...
Dates: 1877-2013, undated

Hill Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/8/5
Scope and Content This collection (1847-2008, undated) consists of letters of the Hill Family between parents, siblings, other family members, and family friends. Also included is an inventory of the letters between Rhoda and her son Slocum, the letters between Slocum and his siblings, and business and miscellaneous correspondence. The letters between Rhoda A. Hill and her children Slocum, Lizzie, Jennie, and Edwin discuss crops, social events, family visits, and the family's well being. The...
Dates: 1847-2015, undated

Holten Family Century Farm records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029264078]
Identifier: MS-0086
Scope and Content

The collection contains records and reports to Holten regarding the management of her farm by the Farmers National Company.

Dates: 1936-1942

Joseph W. Ludwig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0311
Scope and Content

This collection (1939-1987, undated) contains the record books of Joseph Ludwig. Each record book is dated and contains feed checks, receipts, and livestock inventories, lists of expenditures, crop records, and yearly summaries of expenditures, receipts, and net income by the Ludwig farm. Also included is biographical information about the Ludwig farm in the form of a news clipping and photographs of the farm, Joseph Ludwig, and his sister Agnes Ludwig.

Dates: 1939-1987, undated

Marilyn Fedelchak papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0685
Abstract Marilyn Fedelchak (later Marilyn Fedelchak-Harley) was a family farmer (1976-1981) in Churdan, Iowa, with her husband George Naylor. Fedelchak-Harley was involved in many movements to improve conditions for small-towns and family farms. She also served as a representative for the Iowa Farmers Association, trying to find solutions for the debt that family-farmers were accruing in the Midwest and promoting legislation that favored farmers over non-farmers. This collection includes publications...
Dates: 1937-1991, undated

Meade Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0565
Abstract The Meade family farmed in Iowa for many years beginning with John Meade in the 1860s. Earl and Mary Ball farmed a portion of this early Meade family acreage beginning in the 1960s. The collection contains interviews of Ralph Meade (audio cassette tapes, transcripts), journals, family histories, record books, and a notebook. Most of the material relates to Ralph and Magdalen Meade but also includes material from Norbert Meade, Mary Meade Ball and Earl Ball. The materials all document various...
Dates: 1924-1987, undated

Voices from the Land: An Oral Documentation Project in Iowa records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0638
Abstract "Voices from the Land: An Oral History Project in Iowa" was an oral history project done in conjunction with the Iowa Women's Archives at the University of Iowa. Individuals involved in agriculture and farming were interviewed. This collection contains oral histories (audio recordings and transcriptions) and background information. The oral histories are primarily of women involved in agriculture and farming, with the exception of Fred Kirschenmann. A portion of those interviewed have done...
Dates: 2000-2007, undated