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Collection Number: 311
Collection Name: Voices of American Homemakers Collection
Earliest Date: 1980
Latest Date: 1985
Linear Feet: 3.25
Collection Description: The Voices of American Homemakers Collection consists of a set of 171 audiocassette tapes of the interviews plus five large binders of typed transcripts of the interviews. Also included is the monograph that resulted from the project, Voices of American Homemakers, published in 1985. This publication contains photographs and abstracts of selected oral histories from the project.
Historical or Biographical Sketch: Supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Voices of American Homemakers was a massive oral history project undertaken by the National Extension Homemakers Council and its director, Eleanor Arnold, in the early 1980s. One of the primary objectives of this project was to understand and document the richness and worth of homemakersí lives and how these lives have affected the fabric of American life. Working in 37 states, dozens of volunteer interviewers collected and processed oral histories from more than 200 homemakers.
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Formats: Audiovisuals
Digitization Status: None

Collection Number: 191
Collection Name: Volin, Lazar, Manuscript
Earliest Date: 1960
Latest Date: 1966
Linear Feet: 1.5
Collection Description: The Lazar Volin Manuscript is titled "A Century of Russian Agriculture, from Alexander II to Krushchev." This manuscript was published in 1970.
Historical or Biographical Sketch: Russian immigrant and economist Lazar Volin (1896-1966) joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1926 and became chief of the East European Analysis Branch of the Economic Research Service's Regional Analysis Division, a post he retained until his retirement in 1965. Recognized as one of the foremost Western authorities on Russian agriculture, Volin authored many publications for USDA, leading economic and historical periodicals, the New York Times, and the Washington Post.
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