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Farmers--United States--Political activity

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Agribusiness Accountability Project records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0068
Scope and Content The collection (1954-1976, undated) contains articles, biographical information, correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, news releases, publications, reports, printed materials, research files, speeches, statements, book manuscripts, and responses to the first publication (Hard Tomatoes, Hard Times). The responses include editorials, articles and letters. The collection documents the work of the project in revealing...
Dates: 1954-1976, undated

Farm Aid Ephemera collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029995150]
Identifier: MS-0394
Scope and Content

This collection (1987-2007) includes requests for donations, a program for the Farm Aid VII concert held in New Orleans, Louisiana, news clippings, ephemera objects received for donations, and copies of Farm Aid's newsletter, Farm Aid Update. The collection also contains a media packet and news clippings from Farm Aid VI which took place in Ames, Iowa.

Dates: 1987-2007

LeRoy Getting papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030047827]
Identifier: RS 21/7/115

LeRoy Getting was an Iowa politician and farm leader. He served as a State Senator (1959-1963) in the Iowa General Assembly and as Director (1946-1958) of the Iowa Farm Bureau. This collection documents Getting’s work in Republican Party politics, farm policy, and international trade. Files related to two agricultural trade missions to Europe are included in this collection.

Dates: 1947-1965

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

Merle Hansen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0595
Scope and Content This collection (1932-1999, undated) documents the life of Merle Hansen and the activities of various farmers' organizations and pro-farm protest groups and contains correspondence, legal records, news clippings, creative works, publications, photographs, two reels of magnetic audiotape, and a small number of artifacts relating to farm protest groups and the Reverend Jesse Jackson for President Campaign. The collection also contains records of the North American Farmers Alliance including...
Dates: 1932-1999, undated

National Crisis Action Rally records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029998733]
Identifier: MS-0436
Scope and Content

The collection (1985) contains newspaper and magazine articles about the National Crisis Action Rally. There are also copies of speeches that were presented at the rally as well as related background information about the event.

Dates: 1985

National Farmers Organization records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0481
Scope and Content The collection contains articles of incorporation, by-laws, administrative and subject files (including information on holding actions), convention materials, financial and tax information, publications and brochures, news clippings and press releases, commodity contracts, legal files, and FBI files about the NFO. Publications by the NFO can also be found by searching the library's catalog. In addition to editions found in the collection, the NFO's newsletter, ...
Dates: 1955-2001, undated