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Collection Details


Collection Name: Farm Holiday Association Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/farm.html
Dates Spanned: 1960-1961
Description: Farm Holiday Association pressure on the New Deal in 1933-34, as recalled by participants, with descriptions of riots and violence, threats of a farm strike, demands for mortgage relief, and impressions of Milo Reno. The memoirs also include material dealing with the United Farmers League and other Communist-sponsored rivals of the Farm Holiday Association.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 25
Interviews: [5 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: U.S. Politics; Industry and Labor; Economics; Politics
ASP Subjects: Civil rights and socialism; Communism; Depressions--1929--United States; Farmers; Great Depression, 1929-1941; History; Local history; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; Oral history; Strikes and lockouts; United States
Other Subjects: Farm Holiday Association; Farm strikes; Milo Reno; Mortage relief; United Farmers League
Collection Code: OHC0000827