Samuel B. Bledsoe Oral History Interview, 1953-1954

Oral History #OH0015

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Samuel B. Bledsoe Oral History Interview
    Creator: Albertson, Dean
    Bledsoe, Samuel B.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This finding aid pertains to the transcript of an oral history conducted by Dean Albertson in the years of 1953-1954. The original audio format of this material is owned by Columbia University and is housed at the Oral History Research Office, Columbia University.
    Extent: 0.001 Cubic feet, 8 microfiche, 689 pages,
  • Description

    Bledsoe was an agricultural leader and journalist from Tennessee. In reflecting upon his career, he discusses the A.A.A. Information Section, duties with Vice President Henry Wallace and Secretary of Agriculture Wickard, preparation for war, commodity production and price ceilings, Farm Bureau Federation and the Farmer's Union, control of food production and agricultural manpower during World War II, W.P.B., congressional relations, control of W.F.A., Food Production Administration, and other topics related to wartime agriculture.

    Deposited in Microforms Department of J. Y. Joyner Library, 9/25/75

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Gift of Samuel B. Bledsoe

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    No restrictions

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    Preferred Citation

    Samuel B. Bledsoe Oral History Interview (#OH0015), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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