Collection Number: A&M.0198
Scope and Contents
The official papers of the 17th governor of West Virginia. Gore's career began in World War I when he was assistant food administrator in West Virginia; and in 1921 he went to Washington as a livestock appraiser and specialist in marketing livestock in the Department of Agriculture; he was appointed Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, and upon the Death of Henry C. Wallace, was made Secretary of Agriculture (November 22, 1924- March 4, 1925). In addition to his papers as Governor, other series show his activities in producers' co-ops, the Farm Bureau, the Federal Farm Board, the West Virginia Public Service Commission, the Weston and Union Livestock Sales companies, and West Virginia politics. The collection includes a 1925 scrapbook of photographs documenting the activities of the 4-H camp at Jackson's Mill near Weston, West Virginia.
- Gore, Howard M. (Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
No special access restriction applies.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.
20.75 Linear Feet (Summary: 20 ft. 9 1/4 in. (46 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 large flat storage box, 3 1/2 in.); (3 large flat storage boxes, 5 in. each); (1 wrapped package, 1/2 in.); (1 oversize folder, 1/4 in).)
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
- 4-H clubs
- Gore, Howard M.
- Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp.
- Politicians -- United States
- Politics and government.
- United States -- Politics and government
- United States. Department of Agriculture
- West Virginia - Governors.
- West Virginia - Politics and government.
- West Virginia Farm Bureau
- West Virginia. Public Service Commission
- World War, 1914-1918
- Howard M. Gore (1877-1947) Papers
- Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
- Description rules
- Language of description