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Agriculture--Economic aspects--United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 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

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

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 (1979-2008, 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: 1979-2008, undated

Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station records

 Record Group
Identifier: RS 9/2
Abstract

Established as a result of the Hatch Act of 1887, the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station is the research arm of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. The Experiment Station conducts multidisciplinary research to help solve the complex agricultural problems facing scientists and farmers today.

Dates: undated

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

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 Agri-Marketing Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0540
Abstract The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) is a non-profit organization established in 1957 as the Chicago Area Agricultural Advertising Association (CAAAA). In 1965, the name was changed to National Agricultural Advertising and Marketing Association (NAAMA) and a national charter was established in 1966. NAAMA was shortened to NAMA in 1973. NAMA's functions include holding conferences, seminars, and workshops for its members. This collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes,...
Dates: 1963-2001, 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

Robert W. Jolly papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 13/9/70
Abstract Robert W. Jolly (b. 1944) was a Professor of Economics (1985-2010) at Iowa State University. Jolly served in a number of administrative capacities including Dean and Director of the Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station, Interim Director for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, and the Director of the Iowa State University Agricultural Credit School. Jolly also helped coordinate agricultural projects in Russia, Ukraine, and Slovakia. This collection contains...
Dates: 1973-2010, undated

Roger G. Ginder papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 13/9/71
Abstract Roger G. Ginder (born 1946) worked as a Professor for the Department of Economics and an extension specialist in agribusiness management at Iowa State University (1978-2010). Much of Ginder's work focused on the management of farmers' cooperatives (co-ops) in the upper Midwest during the difficult economic years of the 1980s and 1990s. This collection contains lecture materials, research files, papers, proposals, and presentation notes. Much of these materials focus on farming debt, credit,...
Dates: 5.88 linear feet (14 document boxes)

Rural America records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029996950]
Identifier: MS-0419
Scope and Content This collection (1970-1982, undated) contains brochures and programs from Rural America’s first and third National Conferences, a list of board members, correspondence, memorandums, publications, annual reports, and housing reports. Much of the collection includes records from the Rural Housing Alliance. The annual reports are by Rural America, the Rural Housing Alliance, and American Friends Service Committee (a Quaker organization committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian...
Dates: 1970-1982, undated

Theodore Saloutos papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0396
Scope and Content Collection includes correspondence, writings, and subject files. Correspondence concerns Saloutos’s research and publications in labor and agrarian history, and grants and teaching positions. Research notes and drafts of publications are included. Saloutos’s subject files comprise the bulk of the collection. These contain notes, correspondence, and background material (annotated clippings and reports) that Saloutos gathered in support of his research.Note: Saloutos’s...
Dates: circa 1860-1980, undated

Vincent E. Rossiter, Sr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0258
Scope and Content This collection (1927-1991, undated) includes biographical materials, correspondence, newsletters, reports, speeches, writings, meeting materials, political materials, and videotapes. The records in this collection deal with Rossiter’s agricultural activities, primarily his involvement with the National Organization for Raw Materials. Materials related to Rossiter's presentations, writings, and efforts during the 1980s farm crisis, and his writings and presentations about the circumstances...
Dates: 1927-1991, undated

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