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Samuel B. Bledsoe Oral History Interview, 1953-1954

(Oral History #OH0015)

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Title: Samuel B. Bledsoe Oral History Interview
Creators: Albertson, Dean
Bledsoe, Samuel B.
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: 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: 0.0010 Cubic feet, 8 microfiche, 689 pages.

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General note

1930s-1940s

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

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.

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Samuel B. Bledsoe

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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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

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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