Milo Reno Papers
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Scope and Contents
The papers of Milo Reno consist of three linear feet of manuscripts, dating from 1927 to 1959, and document his farm activism. Arranged alphabetically, these subject files include typescripts of speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating primarily to the activities of the National Farmers' Holiday Association and to state Farmers' Holiday associations. There are thirty-six folders of correspondence which include letters from: John H. Bosch, Richard Bosch, Smith Wildman Brookhart, Usher Burdick, Cassius E. Carnahan, F.C. Crocker, John C. Erp, William H. Green, Walter Groth, Alvin Handrich, Page Hawthorne, Clyde L. Herring, William Hirth, Thomas Horsford, George D. Iverson, Edward E. Kennedy, Norman W. Lermond, Emil Loriks, L.M. Peet, Herb Plambeck, Roy L. Rickerd, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John G. Scott, Jesse D. Sickler, John A. Simpson, Walter Singler, Art Smith, Edwin A. Stinson, Donald Van Vleet, Leon Vanderlyn, George Wharam, Alexander F. Whitney, and Howard Williams.
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- Creation: 1927-1959
- Creation: Majority of material found in 1933
- Reno, Milo (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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3.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Farm leader. Correspondence, typescripts of speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and other materials relating primarily to the activities of the National Farmers' Holiday Association and to state Farmers' Holiday associations.
Method of Acquisition
Mrs. Susie Reno Bowles and Mr. Lowell Dyson gave the papers of Milo Reno to the University of Iowa Libraries in 1958 and 1969, respectively.
- National Farmers' Union (U.S.) (Organization)
- Corn Belt Committee (Organization)
- National Farmers' Holiday Association (U.S.) (Organization)
- Continental Congress for Economic Reconstruction (1933 : Washington, D.C.) (Organization)
- Council of Defense in Counties (Organization)
- National Governors' Conference (Organization)
- Iowa Farmers Union (Organization)
- Language of description
- Script of description