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Collection Details


Collection Name: Minnesota Farm Advocate Oral History Project
Repository Name: Minnesota Historical Society. Library [Repository Details]
Repository Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Local Identifier: OH 37
URL: http://www.mnhs.org/collections/oralhistory/farmadvocate.htm
Dates Spanned: 1988-1989
Description: Consisting of 31 interviews, this project documents the views of men and women from around the state who have been active with farm advocacy programs. Differing styles of advocacy become evident as the narrators discuss topics such as mediation and negotiation. They also talk about the frustrations and rewards of advocacy work, the historical roots of farm advocacy, current trends, agricultural law, and organizations such as the Farmer's Home Administration, the Minnesota Farm Advocate Program, and the farm activist group Groundswell.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 31
Broad Subjects: Agriculture; Economics
ASP Subjects: Agricultural administration; Agriculture; Agriculture--History; Community; Farmers; Finance; Minnesota; Oral history; United States
Other Subjects: Advocates; Agricultural law; Farmers Home Association; Groundswell; Minnesota Farm Advocate Program
Collection Code: OHC0002074