Activist Agriculture: Farm protest in Iowa, 1929 - 1969


                       

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Credits: Introduction: NFO Reporter, July 1964 (HD1751 n213); Who: NFO-4 Midwest Farm Report: Purpose of Holding Action/Staley (AV10413), Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives; How: “Photograph of men manning the phones during a holding action at the NFO headquarters” (0588b007f001i003). Charles Walters Papers, MS 588, Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives; LULAC: “UFW ‘Boycott Non-Union Grapes’ Button Pin, 1970s.” (2012.269.3) Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary; Farmers' Holiday: "Aftermath of Inflation.” (fsa 8b08252) FSA/OWI Collection, Library of Congress; Cow War: "The Way Out.” (0190b004fooFi008) George J. Ormsby Papers, MS 109, Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives. http://findingaids.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/manuscripts/MS109.html; Holding Actions: "Photograph of four people dumping full milk canisters onto a field.” (0588b006f009i001) Charles Walters Papers, MS 588, Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives. http://findingaids.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/manuscripts/MS588.html.