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Agricultural extension work--Iowa

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Gerald A. Lineweaver papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/7/51
Scope and Content The collection (1935-1997, undated) includes biographical information, correspondence, new clippings, photographs, and publications. Biographical information includes news clippings, press releases, brief biographies, and memorials. The correspondence is mostly general correspondence related to the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The collection also contains the contents of two notebooks compiled by Lineweaver. The first one contains inspirational materials regarding 4-H, citizenship, leadership, and...
Dates: 1935-1997, undated

Harold M. Nichols papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32792030185197]
Identifier: RS 16/3/51
Scope and Content The collection (1915-1974) contains photographs, manuscripts, and correspondence. The Iowa Extension material details Nichols' work in Allamakee, Hamilton, and Humboldt counties. The manuscripts cover reminiscences of his work as well as photographs from those counties in the 1920s and 1930s. Other materials include photographs and reminiscences of Iowa State and World War I and copies of The Iowa Agriculturalist from 1915 and The...
Dates: 1915-1974

Jessie Field Shambaugh papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/60
Scope and Content

The Shambaugh Papers consist mainly of information written about Jessie Field Shambaugh and her pioneering efforts to create the 4-H movement. There is a cassette tape of a slide presentation entitled, “Jessie Field, Mother of 4-H,” two additional cassette tapes of a speech and interview with Shambaugh, photographs of Shambaugh as well as photographs of a watch given to her in 1911, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1901-1998, undated

Martin L. Mosher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/55
Abstract Martin Luther Mosher is credited as the first county extension agent for the state of Iowa, appointed in 1912 and serving in Clinton County. Mosher received a B.A. (1905) and an honorary M.A. (1915) from Iowa State University. He worked under Perry G. Holden at Iowa State and traveled on the Corn Train Special in 1905. In 1908 and 1909 Mosher served as a private consultant for corn production in Vera Cruz, Mexico. In 1916 he received an extension position in Woodford County, Illinois where...
Dates: 1836-1979, undated

Marvin A. Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/1/11
Scope and Content The collection (1914-2006, undated) contains biographical information, professional correspondence, reprints of published articles, subject files, and talks given by Anderson. The biographical materials include a short biography and newspaper clippings that document Anderson’s Iowa State College (University) related activities. The professional correspondence includes memoranda from the USDA Federal Extension Service to state and county extension directors. The reprints of published articles...
Dates: 1914-2006, undated

Paul C. Taff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/56
Scope and Content The Paul C. Taff Papers consists of clippings, Extension photographs, booklets, pamphlets, correspondence, and papers documenting Taff's life and work. Many of the records date from 1905-1982 and relate to the development of the 4-H movement, the Iowa State Extension Service, and the National Catholic Rural Life Conference. A scrapbook compiled by Taff contains family history and autobiographical information. Additional biographical material is in the collection as...
Dates: 1901-2007, undated

Ralph Kenneth Bliss papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 16/3/13
Scope and Content The collection (1906-1976, undated) includes correspondence, reports, memoranda, minutes, teaching notes, lectures, biographical information, photographs, publications, reports, addresses, and radio talks (1948-1971). The bulk of the collection consists of Bliss's correspondence and transcripts of his radio addresses. The subject matter relates to Agricultural and Home Economics Extension work in Iowa, food production during World Wars I and II, war emergency work of county agents, Soil...
Dates: 1906-1976, undated