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Agriculture--United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

American Agricultural Marketing Association Broiler Program records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030010890]
Identifier: MS-0601
Scope and Content

This collection (1964-1976, undated) includes correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters, publications, and other resource material. The collection documents the work of the Broiler Program and contains information about membership, programs, and the poultry industry.

Dates: 1964-1976, undated

American Agriculture Movement records

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

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

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

Wesley Fisher and Mary Jagger Buchele papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/7/52
Abstract Wesley Fisher Buchele was born March 18, 1920, in Cedar Vale, Kansas. He received his formal education in agricultural engineering from Kansas State University, the University of Arkansas, and Iowa State University. Buchele was a Professor (1963-1989) of agricultural engineering at Iowa State. Buchele originated several agricultural safety courses, the first of their kind in the country, and is a renowned farm safety expert. He also developed several patents, including one for the large...
Dates: 1887-2012, 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

George Andrew Heikens papers

Identifier: RS 21/7/15
Scope and Content

This collection contains materials related to Heikens’ employment by the State Hog Farms Corporation (or Svinovod) in Moscow, U.S.S.R., in 1930 and 1931. Materials include an employment contract, correspondence, reports written by Heikens, news clippings in English and Russian, photographs, and negatives.

Dates: 1902-1976

Hilarius L. and Josephine Heying papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029526229]
Identifier: MS-0250
Scope and Content

This collection (1970-1989, undated) consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, reports, and a speech given by Senator Heying relating to the Heyings' waste handling system. Also included are plans for the farm methane gas power system. A schedule for operation of the poultry waste handling system, grant proposals and a description of Sunny Time’s agricultural waste handling system are also included.

Dates: 1970-1989, undated

James A. “Tama” Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/1/11
Scope and Content The collection (1887-1986) contains biographical material, letter press books of private correspondence, addresses, articles, transcripts and tapes of interviews with people who knew Tama Jim, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and genealogical material. Correspondence includes letters of recommendation, letters regarding appointments, and letters containing Wilson's opinions regarding professional matters. The letters span Tama Jim's sixteen years as secretary of agriculture. Private...
Dates: 1887-1986

Michael W. Fox papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0452
Scope and Content

The collection includes news clippings, correspondence, interviews, writings, and publications. The majority of the collection relates to the ethical issues of animal welfare and animal rights.

Dates: 1962-1999

National Agriculture Day collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0066
Scope and Content The collection (1971-1983, undated) contains records documenting the first ten years of Ag Day (1973-1983) and includes correspondence, memoranda, meeting agendas and minutes, resolutions, news releases, news clippings, promotional materials (annual logos, brochures, advertisements, kits), newsletters, lesson plans and education kits, fact sheets, national and chapter reports, photographs, awards, audiotapes and films. The audiotapes and films include radio commercials, a school...
Dates: 1971-1983, undated

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

National Farmers Process Tax Recovery Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract The National Farmers Process Tax Recovery Association was initially founded in March 1936 in Des Moines, Iowa, as the Farmers Process Tax Recovery Association. Its purpose was to lobby for legislation to refund the Hog Process Tax, declared illegal by the Supreme Court. This collection contains correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, minutes, speeches, financial records, and claims. Correspondents include Andrew J. Johnson, Donald Van Vleet, D. B. Gurney, Helen Holehan, Edward E....
Dates: 1927-1991

Newspaper Farm Editors of America records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030012128]
Identifier: MS-0633
Scope and Content

This collection (1979-1983) contains correspondence and newsletters of the organization.

Dates: 1979-1983

Nils A. Olsen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0006
Scope and Content The Nils A. Olsen Collection is comprised primarily of papers dealing with Olsen's connection with the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, United States Department of Agriculture, from 1925 to 1935. Olsen was an assistant to the Bureau Chief from 1925-28, and was Bureau Chief from 1928 until his resignation in April, 1935. The greater part of the collection involves a diary kept by Olsen from 1925-1935, dealing with affairs of the Bureau, the United States Department...
Dates: circa 1925-1965, undated

Raymond F. Baker papers

Identifier: RS 21/7/8
Scope and Content The collections biographical materials, typescripts of talks and papers; professional correspondence with individuals including Murray Brawner, William L. Brown, Don Finley, Mario Gutierrez, Walter Hawkins, Stan Jensen, Bill/William Landgren, Fred Lehmann, J. Roy Quinby, Earl Thompson, Forest Troyer, Nelson Urban, Henry A. Wallace, James Wallace, and Robert Woods; professional correspondence with organizations, including American Seed Trade Association, Iowa Crop Improvement, Garst and...
Dates: 1924-2004, undated

Roswell Garst papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/12
Scope and Content The collection (1919-2005) contains biographical material, correspondence, news clippings, articles, and documents pertaining to his company and farms. Also includes correspondence, photographs, gifts, news clippings, and publications relating to Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's 1959 visit to the Garst home in Coon Rapids, Iowa, as well as documents concerning trade transactions with the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. In addition, correspondence with J.F. Kennedy, Henry A. Wallace,...
Dates: 1919-2005, undated

Wayne Darrow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0021
Scope and Content This collection (1930-1972, undated) contains correspondence, articles, publications, and newspaper clippings, and it includes material documenting Darrow's work with the Agriculture Adjustment Administration and the USDA. Darrow was a close observer of politics, and therefore much of the information pertains to various election years and issues. The collection also includes material related to Henry A. Wallace, U.S. Vice President (1941-1945) and Secretary of Commerce...
Dates: 1930-1972, undated

Women Involved in Farm Economics records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792029567207]
Identifier: MS-0317
Scope and Content

This collection (1984-1986, undated) includes a flyer describing the accomplishments of WIFE and a newspaper clipping discussing the group's activities. The remainder of the collection consists of seven issues of WIFE Line, the organization's newsletter, which details meetings and projects.

Dates: 1984-1986, undated