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Guide to the Facts for Farmers Records

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1930-1990
Creator: Facts for Farmers
Extent: 7.00 linear feet.
Collection Number: MSC0485
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: Agricultural publication (1935-1962) edited by Charles J. Coe.

Alternate Extent Statement: Photographs in Box 12

Access: This collection is open for research.

Use: Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Acquisition: These records were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Rose Coe in March 1993.

Preferred Citation: Facts for Farmers Records, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Address: Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5921
Curator: Greg Prickman
Email: lib-spec@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/sc

Facts for Farmers, a left-wing farm journal, was published from 1935 to 1962 and was edited by Charles Joseph Coe (1908- ) and others.

The records of Facts for Farmers measures approximately seven linear feet and is arranged chronologically within an alphabetical sequence. It consists of the office business and research files for this left-wing publication. Included are correspondence files; a nearly complete run of Facts for Farmers together with its circulation records (another complete set is cataloged, xfHD171.A1F3); material relating to the Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America; other Farm Research, Inc. publications; and research files relating to a variety of agricultural issues.

Browse by Series:
Series 1: GENERAL

  • Series 1: GENERAL
  • Box 1:
  • African-American Issues. Agricultural, Educational, and Political - 1930-1939
  • Agra Lite News - 1957
  • Agricultural Cooperatives - 1946
  • Agricultural Publications and Newspapers. Notes - 1937-1949
  • Agricultural Workers. Statistics and Reports - 1930-1934
  • Agricultural Workers. Statistics and Reports - 1935-1937
  • Agricultural Workers. Statistics and Reports - 1938-1941
  • Agricultural Workers. Statistics and Reports, undated
  • All-State Flashers, Farmers Union Junior Camp - 1938
  • America First - 1941
  • American Farm Bureau Federation - 1930-1941
  • American Farm Bureau Federation: Clippings - 1932-1940
  • American Farm Bureau Federation: Programs - 1940
  • Box 2:
  • American Peoples Fund - 1951
  • Associated Farmers - 1937-1941
  • Associated Farmers: Clippings - 1938-1939
  • Ayres, Homer. "The Facts Relative to the Proposed 23rd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States"
  • Black Belt Statistics - 1930-1932
  • "Both Battles Will Be Won!" National Agricultural Mobilization Committee, Brochure
  • Brannan Farm Price Support Program - 1949-1950
  • Bridges, Styles. "Communist Invasion of Agriculture," Speech - 1950
  • Bulk Mailing Deposits - 1941, 1956-1962
  • Bulk Mailing Records - 1955-1962
  • Bundle Orders - 1959-1962
  • Business's Proposals on Farm Programs - 1922-1938
  • Carson, Daniel. "Unemployment in the United States," Monograph - 1935
  • Central Cooperative Wholesale. Yearbook - 1946
  • Child Labor - 1936-1938
  • Christmas Lists - 1958-1965
  • Coe, Charles J. "Eisenhower's Farm Crisis," Pamphlet - 1953
    Two copies
  • Coe, Charles J. "Farmers in 1944," Pamphlet
  • Coe, Charles J. "Is Full Production Un-American?" Broadside
  • Coe, Charles J. "The Poultry Crisis and Vertical Integration," Pamphlet - 1957
    Two copies
  • Box 3:
  • Committee for Constitutional Government - 1942-1958
  • Commodity Credit Corporation - 1948
  • Constitutional Educational League, Inc. - 1943-1944
  • Correspondence - 1933-1949
    Including letters from Fred Stover and Louis Adamic
  • Correspondence - 1950-1957
  • Correspondence - 1958
  • Correspondence, January-June - 1959
    Including letters from Oren Lee Staley and Alfred Knutson
  • Correspondence, July-December - 1959
  • Correspondence, January-June - 1960
  • Box 4:
  • Correspondence, July-December - 1960
  • Correspondence, January-August - 1961
  • Correspondence, September-December - 1961
  • Correspondence, January-February - 1962
  • Correspondence, March-May - 1962
  • Correspondence, June-July - 1962
  • Correspondence, August-October - 1962
  • Correspondence, November-December - 1962
  • Box 5:
  • Correspondence - 1963-1970
    Including letters from Lowell K. Dyson
  • Correspondence, undated
  • Correspondence: Form Letters - 1944-1962
  • Cost of Production - 1932, 1952
  • Coughlin, Father - 1936-1939
  • Cudahy, John - 1935-1941
  • Curtis Publishing Company - 1953-1956
  • Dairy: Inter-State Milk Producers' Association - 1929-1935
  • Dairy: Marketing Agreements and Programs - 1933-1940, 1958-1959
  • Dairy: Marketing Agreements and Programs, undated
  • Dairy: Milk Companies and Profits - 1919-1933
  • Dairy: Milk Companies and Profits - 1934-1943
  • Box 6:
  • Dairy: Milk Companies and Profits, undated
  • Dairy: "The Milk Trust Cheats"
  • Dairy: Miscellaneous Notes - 1931-1956
  • Dairy: New York Milk Shed - 1938-1958
  • Dairy: Prices - 1932-1941
  • Dairy: Speeches and Articles - 1934-1957
  • Dairy: State Milk Control Boards. State Legislation - 1933-1958
  • Dairy: Statistics - 1929-1934, 1943
  • Dairy Farmers Union - 1939
  • Dairymen's League Co-operative Association, Inc. - 1932-1935
  • Dickinson, M.F. "Statement to the Senate Subcommittee on Banking and Currency" - 1940
  • Digby, Robert and Lem Harris. "Danger Signs on the Postwar Farm Horizon," Article, February - 1946
  • Digby, Robert. "Second Chronic Crisis in Agriculture," Article, January - 1947
  • Dulles, John Foster - 1945-1948
  • Dyson, Lowell K. "The Milk Strike of 1939 and the Destruction of the Dairy Farmers Union," Article - 1970
  • Economic Security - 1934-1935
  • Elections - 1946-1948
  • Ellsworth, Ralph E. and Sarah M. Harris. The American Right Wing. A Report to the Fund for the Republic - 1962
  • Box 7:
  • Employers' Association of Chicago. Anti-Communist Literature - 1948
  • Facts for Farmers: October-November; August; June; July, September-December - 1933, 1934, 1935, 1941
  • Facts for Farmers - 1942-1947
  • Facts for Farmers - 1948-1954
  • Facts for Farmers - 1955-1958
  • Facts for Farmers - 1959-1962
  • Facts for Farmers: Circulation Figures - 1944-1962
  • Facts for Farmers: Index - 1935-1962
  • Farm Forum. Minneapolis, Minnesota - 1952
  • Farm Holiday Association. Notes
  • Farm-Labor Committee. Lists - 1947
  • Farm Research: Farm News Letter - 1932-1933
  • Box 8:
  • Farm Research: "Land for the Landless," Article
  • Farm Research: Legislative Letter - 1938-1940
  • Farm Research: Press Releases - 1936-1940
  • Farm Research: Publicity - 1940-1950
  • Farm Strikes - 1932
  • Farm Worker Bulletin - 1938
  • Farmer-Labor Cooperatives - 1946-1947
  • Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America (Farmers' Union) - 1932-1949
  • Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America (Farmers' Union) - 1950-1951
  • Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America (Farmers' Union), undated
  • Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America (Farmers' Union): Conventions - 1938-1952
  • Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America (Farmers' Union): Louisiana Farmers' Union - 1937-1940
  • Box 9:
  • Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America (Farmers' Union): Materials sent to Farmers' Union under contract beginning May 16 - 1938-1939
  • New York - 1950-1951
  • Farmers Equity Union
  • Farmers Union Grain Terminal Association. Annual Reports - 1946-1949
  • Fascist Farm Activities - 1939-1946
  • Food for Victory Program - 1943
  • Foreign Agriculture. Communist Party - 1943-1947
  • Four Freedoms on the Home Front. Newspaper, vol. 1: nos. 2, 4, and 5
  • Friends of Democracy - 1943-1945
  • Friends of Democracy's Battle - 1946-1950
  • Gannett, Frank - 1942-1944
  • Gannett, Frank. "Britain Sees It Through"
  • Gannett, Frank: Clippings - 1943-1946
  • Box 10:
  • Goss vs. Labor - 1943-1944
  • Government Printing Office. Account Statements - 1959-1963
  • Government Printing Office. Account Statements - 1964-1975
  • Government Printing Office. Account Statements - 1976-1990
  • Harris, Lement. Harold M. Ware (1890-1935) Agricultural Pioneer, U.S.A. and U.S.S.R. - 1978
  • Harris, Lement. "A Program for Agriculture," Article - 1947
  • Herbert Hoover's National Committee on Food for Small Democracies - 1943-1944
  • Legislative Committee. Communist Party of Eastern Pennsylvania - 1947
  • Lewis, John L. and E. E. Kennedy - 1934, 1942
  • Lists
  • Livestock Production - 1931-1942
  • Midwest Farmer-Labor Alliance - 1949
  • Migratory Labor - 1945-1947, 1958
  • Missouri Farm Organizations - 1938
  • Box 11:
  • Mundt Bill (H.R. 5852)
  • National Association of Cooperatives - 1947
  • National Conference on Rural Social Planning, March 27 - 1936
  • National Conference on Rural Social Planning, March 28 - 1936
  • National Conference on Rural Social Planning, March 28, Afternoon Session - 1936
  • National Cooperative Milk Producers Federation - 1938
  • National Council of Farmer Cooperatives - 1945
  • National Farmers Guild - 1942-1946
  • National Grange (Patrons of Husbandry) - 1937-1943
  • National Grange (Patrons of Husbandry) - 1949
  • National Grange (Patrons of Husbandry) - 1950-1952
  • Box 12:
  • National Tax Equality Association - 1944-1946
  • National Tax Equality Association - 1947-1952
  • Newberry, Mike. "The Fascist Revival - the Story of the John Birch Society - Who is in It? Who is Behind It? Who Directs and Finances It?" Pamphlet - 1961
  • Office of Emergency Management. Pamphlet - 1941
  • O'Mahoney, Joseph C. "The Farmer and Industrial Insecurity," Radio Address - 1938
  • The Organized Farmer. Organ of the Pennsylvania Farmers Protective Association - 1932-1935
  • Peace News
  • Photographs
  • Potatoes - 1934-1936
  • Potatoes - 1937-1942
  • Progressive Party Convention. Farm Platform - 1952
  • The Propaganda Battlefront - 1945-1946
  • Raymond, Harry. The Milk Steal
  • Right-Wing Materials - 1961-1963
  • Robert Marshall Foundation - 1941-1949
  • Box 13:
  • Rural Housing - 1941, 1948
  • The Rural Observer - 1937-1941
  • "Ships for Freedom." Office of Production Management - 1941
  • "The Silence of the Good People" - 1962
  • Simon J. Lubin Society, Inc. - 1939-1940
  • Social Security - 1940
  • Soderstrom, R. G. Presidential Address Before the Illinois State Federation of Labor (AFL), 65th Annual Convention - 1947
  • South. Agriculture Notes
  • Southern Tenant Farmers' Union - 1936-1939, 1979
  • Stassen, Harold
  • Stover, Fred. "Atomic Blessing or Atomic Blasting?" - 1950
  • Suall, Irwin. "The American Ultras. The Extreme Right and the Military-Industrial Complex" - 1962
  • Taft, Robert Alphonso - 1946
  • "Taxes" Special Report of the Farmers National Relief Conference - 1933
  • Tenant Purchase. Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act - 1940
  • Tomato Growers - 1945-1946
  • United Mine Workers of America - 1942
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture. Press Releases - 1939
  • U.S. Farmers Association - 1981-1983
  • Upper Peninsula Economic and Rehabilitation Council
  • Vance, Rupert B. "Rural Relief and Recovery" WPA Pamphlet - 1939
  • Box 14:
  • World War II - 1939-1940
  • Youth Programs - 1930-1938
  • Youth Programs - 1939-1943