|Title:||Samuel B. Bledsoe Oral History Interview|
Bledsoe, Samuel B.
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|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:||0.0010 Cubic feet, 8 microfiche, 689 pages.|
Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.
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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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
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