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Agriculture -- West Virginia

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

West Virginia University, College of Agriculture, Glass Plate Negatives

Collection Number: A&M 5207
Scope and Contents Twenty glass plate negatives (with one print) of West Virginia University College of Agriculture activities, created circa 1890-1910. Subjects include chicken houses, Kanawha orchard, butter making, students in class, tufted titmouse in basket on tree, drove of cattle, vineyard at French Creek, dairy machinery, female canners, Dr. John A. Myers and Hopkins at their desks, Professor F. W. Rane teaching, Prof. L. William Rane in the horticulturalist room, John Alva Myers, milk weighing, Hite...
Dates: circa 1890-1910

West Virginia University, Extension Program, History

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, Photographs and Printed Material

Collection Number: A&M 5235
Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs and printed material from the West Virginia University Extension Service. The photographs include 4-H camps, Farm Women's Clubs and other various activities. Many are unidentified or undated. The printed material includes some annual reports, Extension Service publications regarding wildlife and tourism, and books on regional colleges and extension programs. Also included are photographs and reports from Oglebay Institute in Wheeling, WV.

Dates: 1900-2011

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

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

William D. Barns, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3279
Overview Dr. William D. Barns (1917-1991) was a professor of history at West Virginia University from 1940 to 1985. His fields of specialization were American agriculture and labor history, West Virginia and regional history, American economic history, and the United States since 1860. The material has been divided into three main sections of archives, books, and periodicals, and described to the box level. The contents of this collection were created or collected by Dr. William D. Barns and Mrs....
Dates: ca. 1842-1995; Majority of material found within 1940-1985