JOHN L. SHOVER PAPERS
1933 -- 1965?
.25 linear ft.
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Posted to Internet: January 2003
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Miscellaneous correspondence between John Shover and participants in the Farmers' Holiday Association. Includes Lester Barlow, Dale Kramer, Lem Harris, John Bosch, Henry A. Wallace, and Eleanor Roosevelt
Haugland, Harry. Manuscript (typewritten). Haugland is from Watson, Minnesota, chairman of Tri County Council of Defense, Farmers' Holiday Association
Turner, Dan W. Governor of Iowa. Manuscript. Farm Holiday Movement
Dahlsten, Andrew. Extract from mss. by Andrew Dahlsten on Madison County Nebraska Plan FHA
Brief history of Sioux City Milk Producers Co-op Association
Farm Holiday Conventions. Minutes
Miscellaneous letters exchanged with Milo Reno regarding Plymouth County, Iowa, situation, 1933
Daily diary of Jack Witt, participant in farmers' march on Washington, November -- December, 1932
Commentaries by Lem Harris and Erik Bert on article by John Shover in Journal of American History (an early draft)
Miscellaneous clippings re: Farmers' Holiday and Milo Reno
Chambers, Steven. Unpublished honors paper. "Relations Between Leaders of the Iowa and the National Farmers Union Organizations, 1941 to 1950" -- dated June 3, 1961 (Copy of paper is in MsC 165, Papers of Fred Stover)
Copies of radio addresses, correspondence, and other materials pertaining to Farmers' Holiday Association and Milo Reno. (Originals to be found in Reno Papers, MsC 44)
Notes taken by John Shover from material at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library (Hyde Park, N. Y.); material in files of Lem Harris, New York City; and Le Mars, Iowa, Globe Post and O'Brien County Iowa Bell
Notes of discussion with Lem Harris, July 14, 1963, New York City
Lester Barlow (2 tapes)
Interview with Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Daniel, March 14, 1962, by John Shover at Sioux City, Iowa (1 tape). Also two audio cassette tapes.
Interview of John Shover with Harry Lux, Seattle, Washington, March 1, 1962 (2 tapes)
Interview of John Shover with John Bosch and Harry Haugland (2 tapes)
Interview with a group of farmers, Newman Grove, Nebraska, March, 1962 (1 tape). There are two audio cassette tapes of this, as well. (Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Anderson, Karl and Merle Hansen; Notes on Wallace Short's newspaper, Unionist and Public Forum.)
Interview with Dale Kramer by John Shover, Iowa City, March 22, 1962 (1 tape)
Interview by John Shover (and Samuel T. McSeveney) with Chester Davis, San Marino, California, May 18, 1962 (1 tape)
Interview with John Witt (side 1) and George Wharam (side 2) by John L. Shover (1 tape)