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Agriculture -- West Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Delmar Hopkins Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0904
Scope and Contents Correspondence, printed bulletins and programs, clippings, and other materials from the files of Andrew D. Hopkins, Head, Department of Entomology, West Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, relating to the West Virginia Experiment Station, farmers' institutes, and the Blennerhasset Park project of 1935. The correspondence is by, or mentions, John A. Myers, A.D. Hopkins, C.R. Orton, and W. G. Peterkin.
Dates: 1787-1943

Clifford Harvey, Graphic Designer, Mill Sack Advertising Art from the S. George Company

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3868
Overview Collection of agricultural mill sack advertising art by the S. George Company of Wellsburg, West Virginia from the GramLee Collection. There are 40 items in the collection representing products of West Virginia companies. Companies include Gwinn Brothers of Huntington, Peerless Milling of Parkersburg, and Standard Milling of Clarksburg, among others. Other West Virginia towns represented include Berkeley Springs, Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Moundsville, and Terra Alta, among others....
Dates: ca. 1930-1950

David H. Sutton, Compiler, Photographs Regarding Helvetia, West Virginia

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3706
Overview Photographs and research papers regarding Helvetia, West Virginia. Most of the collection consists of photographs. Subjects of the photographs include residents, activities, and locations, the majority of which date from the early twentieth century (1900-1920). There are group portraits of families, school children, and others, including shots of hunters, timber workers, and residents with musical instruments, among others. Special events recorded by the photographs include weddings, festivals...
Dates: ca. 1880-2000; Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1920

James Edwin Green, Photographer, Glass Plate Negatives and Other Material

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3460
Overview Photographs by James Edwin Green of the Green family from Foxburg, Pennsylvania (PA) and St. Marys, West Virginia (WV). Includes over 500 glass plate negatives and 1 1/2 inches of film negatives documenting subjects from ca. 1900-1918 including: the James Edwin Green family; Foxburg, PA; St. Marys, WV; the Taylor Farm, St. Marys, WV; agriculture; railroads; oil derricks; Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) reunions; the World War I era, and transportation. There are pictures of the Daniel Rupert...
Dates: 1900-1925; Majority of material found in 1900-1918

Marshall County Farm Account Books and Soil Conservation Agreements

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4269
Scope and Contents Account books of farms, including the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Cooperative Agreements for those farms, dated 1935-1937. The farms are located in the towns of Moundsville, Cameron, McMechen, and other Marshall County locations. The USDA's Soil conversation efforts were mandated by several federal laws passed in 1935 and 1936 in response both to the dangers erosion posed to American agriculture and to the financial hardships faced by farmers during the Great...
Dates: 1935-1937

West Virginia University, Agricultural Experiment Station, Manuscripts and Correspondence

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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...
Dates: 1888-1913

West Virginia University, Extension Program, History

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1918-1933

West Virginia University, Extension Service, Publications, Reports, and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.5232
Scope and Contents Records of the WVU Extension Service. Collection includes instructional booklets on cooking, decorating, and sewing from the 1910s to the 1960s, materials on rural electrification in West Virginia in the 1930s, annual conference programs, and materials on incomes and family budgets. Also includes materials relating to the Farm Woman's Club in West Virginia, studies of school children during the 1940s, and studies of cost of living in rural areas during World War II. There are historical...
Dates: ca. 1910-1980