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Collection Number: A&M.2631
Overview This collection consists of letters, pamphlets, reports and similar materials collected by Nat Terry Frame for use in preparing his history of West Virginia Agricultural Extension Work, entitled, WEST VIRGINIA AGRICULTURE AND RURAL LIFE. Subjects discussed in the work include regional development groups in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio; rural life and community development experiments of the 1930s; American Country Life Association ideology and activities; improvement of small farm...
Collection Number: A&M.3050
Overview Completed questionnaire score sheets, alphabetized by community, of the West Virginia Country Life Movement. The score cards provided a survey format to evaluate a set of categories, including health, community spirit, schools, churches, agriculture, business, and recreation, used to facilitate improvement of the state's rural communities. Also includes programs, news clippings, and correspondence primarily about water project improvements in some of the communities.
Collection Number: A&M.0194
Overview Surveys of rural residents conducted by WVU Agricultural Experiment Station. Inquiries about farm land conditions, size of operations, profitability and the respondents opinions about the local community and its economic prospects. The 1924 survey was taken only in the Easton-Avery section of Monongalia County and contains an accompanying map with individual family farms number coded. The 1958 survey, a selection from around the state, is more indicative of demographics especially of out...
Collection Number: A&M.1938
Overview One folder of mss. Correspondence found in file of WVU Publications Office, titles "Correspondence of Early Years," 55 Items, Letters, Telegram and announcements, 1888-1913. Subjects mentioned are Ag. Experiment Station Publications, WVU Board of Regents, Controversial DA articles and good roads movement. Correspondents include A. B. Fleming, Clarence L. Smith, John A. Myers, J. H. Stewart, Luther Haymond, Earl H. Smith, Thomas E. Hodges, E.D. Sanderson, J. F. Marsh, C. L. Bemis. See Inventory...
Collection Number: A&M.2282
Overview 87 pages of typescript describing the history, organization, and structure of the Extension program in West Virginia during the years 1918 to 1933. Special attention and credit is given to projects developed and implemented by Director Nat T. Frame. Subjects include agriculture, 4-H program, camp at Jackson's Mill, community planning, farm organizations, land use planning, reforestation programs, National Forests, parks, conservation groups, conservation activities of civic groups including...