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Farms--United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

American Farm Bureau Federation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0479
Abstract The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) was formed in 1919 with the goals of giving assistance to farmers through their own national organization and giving farmers a united, national voice. The AFBF operates on county, state, national, and international levels. The AFBF continues to educate and represent American farmers at the national level, working on trade agreements and legislation such as the farm bills and other farm policies, the Clean Water Act, taxes, rural school funding, and...
Dates: 1913-2000, undated

Farm Crisis Committee records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0482
Scope and Content The collection (1979-2011, undated) contains papers from the Farm Crisis Committee as well as many other organizations that assisted in the common goal of drafting a new farm bill. There are Committee newsletters, meeting minutes, radio speeches, and correspondence to and from members of Congress and President Reagan. Papers from other groups include bankruptcy issues and Farmer’s Home Administration (FmHA) lawsuits from the Family Farm Defense Fund; articles and general information about...
Dates: 1979-2011, 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