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Reminiscences of Claude Raymond Wickard : oral history, 1953.

Creator: Wickard, Claude R. 1893-1967.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 3,992 leaves. Tape 1 reel.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Agriculturist, government executive.

Scope and Contents

Early life in Indiana; education; farming; observation of the farm revolt and the McNary-Haugen movement in the 1920s; election to the Indiana Senate, 1932; Corn and Hogs Section of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration; Agricultural Conservation Program; the Depression and the Department of Agriculture; experience as Under Secretary, 1940, and Secretary, 1940-45, of Agriculture; World War II; Lend-Lease; inter-American conferences on agriculture; work with the Rural Electrification Administration.


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