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Agriculture and state--United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 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

Agricultural Policy Working Group records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030003119]
Identifier: MS-0503
Scope and Content This collection (1987-1988) contains papers, reports, an article and news releases. The papers and reports by the Agricultural Policy Working Group address issues concerning farming in 1987 and 1988, such as budget reductions and decoupling (decoupling would separate the amount of farm payments from production quantities). Also included in this collection are two news releases about the projected budget changes and the decoupling proposal, a cover letter outlining the changes that would be...
Dates: 1987-1988

American Agriculture Movement records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030000412]
Identifier: MS-0463
Abstract

Organization formed in 1977 in response to Congressional legislation entailing four years of farm prices below the cost of production. In many states, farmers organized protests, strikes, pickets, boycotts, and marches on state capitols and on Washington, D.C. (1977-1979). Collection includes a historical calendar, newsletters, press releases, correspondence, and news clippings.

Dates: 1978-2011, undated

Bushrod W. Allin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0011
Scope and Content This collection (1932-1968, undated) consists principally of Allin's writings, including articles, reports, book reviews, addresses, speeches, and lectures. The bulk of these materials document the economics of U.S. agricultural policy and practice, including analyses of land-use practices, forecasts of future economic conditions, and reports on employment opportunities. The collection also contains biographical information, correspondence, Congressional testimony, and writings by others on...
Dates: 1932-1968, undated

Center for Rural Affairs records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0413
Abstract The Center for Rural Affairs was organized as a non-profit organization in 1973 as a response to the closing of federal anti-poverty programs under the Nixon presidency. While the Center advocated for rural interests in politics, they also established experiments in clean energy, lobbied for changes in rural healthcare, and looked to improve the overall welfare of rural Americans. The collection consists of project reports, newsletters, correspondence, annual reports, publications,...
Dates: 1855-2006, undated

Edward E. Kennedy papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029999301]
Identifier: MS-0458
Scope and Content This collection (1932-1989, undated) contains the writings of Edward E. Kennedy, as well as congressional testimony, resolutions, articles, and an interview transcription. His writings include two papers: Cost-of-Production, S-570 and Identical House Bills (of which there are two copies) and The Cooperative Marketing Act. Neither of these papers is dated. The transcription of an in-depth interview of Kennedy by Jean Choate...
Dates: 1932-1989, undated

Electronic Records, 1993-2013, undated

 Sub-Group — Box 39
Identifier: RS 9/1/5/5
Description of Material

This series contains electronic media containing printed file trees, administrative documents, and grant records.

A portion of the Leopold Center grant reports, annual reports, conference papers, extension and outreach proceedings, and other publications are available electronically in the Iowa State University Digital Repository. Please see the Electronic Resources section at the beginning of this finding aid for the link.

Dates: 1993-2013, 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

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

Charles J. Hearst papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0003
Scope and Content The collection includes business and personal letters, maps, newspaper clippings, writings, photographs, and a biographical account of Hearst’s life. Series I, Agricultural Delegation trip to the USSR, contains official letters and itineraries that Hearst received prior to the delegation in 1955. Materials from the actual trip include lists of soviet officials, maps, passports, newspaper clippings, photographs, and Hearst’s diaries...
Dates: 1935-1970

Henry A. Wallace collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/5
Scope and Content This collection (1910-2007) contains publications by and about Henry A. Wallace; reminiscences of him by fellow students and agriculturalists; some correspondence (mainly after his retirement); newspaper articles concerning his life, his work both for the federal government and after his retirement, and memorials to him after his death; photographs; published and unpublished historical papers relating to his significance; a transcript of an oral history; and miscellaneous documents detailing...
Dates: 1910-2007

J. Stuart Russell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0012
Scope and Content This collection (1942-1960, undated) includes biographical information, correspondence, newspaper articles and editorials, magazine articles, speeches, and photographs. The collection contains numerous writings by Russell, both drafts and published, related to his trips to the Far East and Europe to survey farm conditions, the Russian-American agricultural exchange (1955), and the efforts of Wolf Ladejinsky (1953-1959), a land reformer in East Asia. Correspondents include Chester Davis and...
Dates: 1942-1960, undated

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/1/5
Scope and Content This collection documents the administrative activities of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. Types of materials include news clippings, annual reports, newsletters, brochures, correspondence, notes, presentations, photographs, grant reports, project proposals, and biographical files. Subjects include sustainable farming techniques, local business and local food partnerships, crop rotations, barn design, soil nutrients, pesticides, and markets. ...
Dates: 1977-2018, 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 Family Farm Coalition records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0548
Scope and Content The collection (1974-1985, undated) contains the National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) records relating to its own Board of Directors, correspondence, development, and by-laws. There are also testimonies and statements that were presented to Congress regarding agricultural hearings along with bills and related papers that were being considered by the House of Representatives. General correspondence and information regarding similar agricultural organizations, studies, and government...
Dates: 1974-1985, undated

Richard K. Seim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/193
Abstract Editor and agricultural journalist. Richard K. Seim graduated from Iowa State College (University) in 1956 with a degree in agricultural journalism. Following graduation, Seim took a job with the Extension Information Service at Iowa State. In 1958, he accepted an editorial position with Wallace's Farmer magazine in Des Moines. The following year he was hired by Farm Journal magazine as the Midwest Regional Editor, a position...
Dates: 1951-1992, undated

Robert Earle Buchanan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 6/3/11
Scope and Content The collection (1901-1999, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, reports, addresses, published and unpublished writings including his thesis (1908), and 5th (1951) and 6th (1959) editions of Bacteriology, reprints, illustrations for manuscripts, card index of published work, awards and honorary certificates. Also includes material on campus affairs, and his visiting professorship at Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat. Events include the oleomargarine controversy at Iowa...
Dates: 1901-1999, undated

Stanley R. Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 16/1/16
Abstract Stanley R. Johnson (1938- ) (economist) received a B.A. (1961) in Agricultural Economics from Western Illinois University, a M.S. (1962) in Agricultural Economics from Texas Technological College, and a Ph.D. (1966) from Texas A&M University. At Iowa State, he was a Professor of Economics (1985-1996), Director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) (1985-1996), and Vice Provost for University Extension (1996-2005). The collection contains correspondence, project...
Dates: 1983-1997

William Hamilton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0614
Scope and Content The collection (1940-2000, undated) documents Hamilton's career with the American Farm Bureau Federation and includes remarks, speeches, policies, correspondence, position papers, statements made before Congress, articles, pamphlets, booklets, memorandums, press releases, news clippings, and a manuscript relating Hamilton's personal memories of working for the American Farm Bureau Federation. Not all of the material in the collection was authored by Hamilton, but the collection also includes...
Dates: 1940-2000, undated