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DeKalb County Farm Bureau Collection, 1913+

Collection Overview

Title: DeKalb County Farm Bureau Collection, 1913+

ID: RHC/RC/052

Extent: 8.0 Linear Feet

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

These records partially document the activities of the DeKalb County Farm Bureau from 1913 to the present.  The majority of the collection consists of monthly and annual publications.  A history of the organization provides extensive background information on the growth and development of the Bureau.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the materials in the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights to the collection are held by the Northern Illinois Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Method: The DeKalb County Farm Bureau Records were collected by the Northern Illinois Regional History Center in past years with some of the printed materials transferred to the Center by the University Archivist.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: The History of the DeKalb County Farm Bureau,including some annual reports and special programs, 1913-1973
Folder 2: "He Feed the World"
Folder 3: DeKalb County Farmer, 1914-1918, 1922, 1931
Folder 4: DeKalb County Farmer, December 1948, May 1968-December 1970
Folder 5: DeKalb County Farmer, 1971-1972
Folder 6: DeKalb County Farmer, 1973-1980
Folder 7: Annual reports, 1947-1951
Note: 1948 missing
Folder 8: Farmer's Point of View, 1971-1972
Box 2-4e
Item 1: Farmer's Point of View, 1972-
Box 5
Volume 1: E.E. Golden, "A Review of Three DeKalb County Agricultural Agencies and Some of Their Influence on the Production and Marketing of $65,000,000 Worth of Products Annually" (1 volume)
Volume 2: E.E. Golden, "Background, Development, and Status of Worth of DeKalb County Illinois Agriculture" (1 volume)
Volume 3: E.E. Golden, "Curriculum Innovations in Agricultural Education at the Secondary Level" (1 volume)
Volume  4-14: E.E. Golden, "Annual Report of Ag Extension Agent for DeKalb County," (11 volume), 1953-1964
Box 6
Volume  1-5: E.E. Golden, "Annual Report of Ag Extension Agent for DeKalb County,"  (5 volumes), 1964-1969
Volume 6: DeKalb County Agricultural Extension Office (1 volume), 1964-1965
Box 7
Folder 1-2: Our Agricultural Heritage: A History of DeKalb County Farm Bureau by Elroy Golden (unpublished manuscript)