Farm Work & Life
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Agricultural Economics Activities,
1911-1947, National Archives
Bentley, Susan. Farm Women in the United States: An Updated Literature Review and Annotated Bibliography. University Park, Pa.: Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Center for Rural Women, Agricultural Experiment Station, Pennsylvania State University, 1984. 76p.
Danbom, David B. H-SHGAPE Bibliographies: Agricultural and Rural Life During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era [online]. February, 1997 [cited 12 March 1997]. Available from: http://h-net2.msu.edu/~shgape/bibs/rural.html.
Fairbanks, Carol. Farm Women on the Prairie Frontier: A Sourcebook for Canada and the United States. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1983. 237p.
Hurt, R. Douglas. American Farms: Exploring Their History.
Malabar, Fla.: Krieger Publishing Company, 1996.
Maman, Marie, and Thelma H. Tate. Women in Agriculture: A Guide to
Research. New York: Garland, 1996. 298p.
Hurt, R. Douglas. American Agriculture: A Brief History. Ames:
Iowa State University Press, 1994.
Rural History: http://www.cup.org/journals/jnlscat/ruh/ruh.html.
Appropriate Library of Congress Subject Headings include:
Online catalogs of libraries with strong collections in agricultural history:
Agricultural History Society, Iowa State University
Association for Living Historical Farms and Agricultural
Jellison, Katherine. "Farm Women in American History: A Note on Sources Available in Washington, D.C." Annals of Iowa 51, no. 2 (1991): 168-77.
A Partial List of
Rural and Farm
Women Holdings [online]. Iowa City: Iowa Women's Archives, University
Libraries, November 1997 [cited 24 August 1998]. Available from:
Jones, Lu Ann, and Nancy Grey Osterud. "Breaking New Ground: Oral
History and Agricultural History." Journal of American History 76
(September 1989): 551-564.
Fairbanks, Carol, and Bergine Haakenson, eds. Writings of Farm Women, 1840-1940: An Anthology. New York: Garland, 1990.
Rasmussen, Wayne D., ed. Agriculture in the United States: A
Documentary History. 4 vols. New York: Random House, 1975.
Middle Tennessee State University Library