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Harrison County Farm Bureau scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0620
The Harrison County Farm Bureau Women's scrapbook dates from 1974-1976 and measures 2 linear inches. It contains newspaper articles concerning Farm Bureau women's activities with 4-H, educational workshops, conventions, holiday celebrations, scholarship awards, legislative trips, and social activities. Miscellaneous photographs are also included in the scrapbook.

Dates

  • 1974-1976

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The scrapbook is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to The University of Iowa.

Extent

2.00 linear inches

Abstract

Part of the statewide, grass roots effort to provide agricultural and homemaking science to Iowa farmers in the second decade of the twentieth century.

Biographical / Historical

The Harrison County Farm Bureau developed as part of the statewide, grass roots effort to provide agricultural and homemaking science to Iowa farmers in the second decade of the twentieth century. Although originally connected to the Iowa State University through the state cooperative extension, the Farm Bureau separated from the extension service in 1955 and became the largest political and corporate organization representing farmer-interests in Iowa. In 1922, women's programming was separated from men's with women retaining one voting representative on the state board of directors. Since that time, women in the Farm Bureau have maintained their own local, county, district, and state committees within the Farm Bureau. In the last two decades women have also participated in significant numbers in the traditionally men's groups at the local, county and state level.

Method of Acquisition

The scrapbook (donor no. 624) was donated by Sondra Straight in 1999.

Other Descriptive Information

http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa/findingaids/html/HarrisonCoFarmBureau.htm#content
Author
Doris Malkmus, 1999.
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

Contact:
100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5068
319-335-5900 (Fax)