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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG5406.AM:  Michael Johnston Grant, 1961-



Papers:  1996-1997

Kentucky: Author

Size: 0.35 cu.ft.; 1 box



BACKGROUND NOTE



Michael Johnston Grant has a Ph.D. in History and works for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one box of research materials gathered by Michael Johnston Grant for his book, Down and Out on the Family Farm: Rural Rehabilitation in the Great Plains, 1929-1945.  The book focuses on farm life, politics and USDA programs during the Great Depression and up through World War II.  The collection includes letters and emails sent to the author by people who lived on farms in Nebraska and throughout the Midwest during the 1930s and 1940s.  Also included are questionnaires and advertisements.



Note:  See the library for a copy of Down and Out on the Family Farm [338.1 G762d].



INVENTORY



Box 1

Folder




  1. Correspondence without questionnaires, 1996, Jan.-June

  2. Correspondence without questionnaires, 1996, July-Dec.

  3. Correspondence without questionnaires, 1997

  4. Correspondence with questionnaires, 1996

  5. Correspondence with questionnaires, 1997

  6. Advertisements, e-mail responses, and blank questionnaires



 



Subject headings:



Family farms — Great Plains

Farms, Small — Government policy — Great Plains

Grant, Michael Johnston, 1961-

Rural development — Great Plains

United States — Economic conditions — 1918-1945



 



TMM     11-16-2018