John C. Spitler Papers, 1972
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Brief Description: Papers of John C. Spitler (1882-1973), assistant and state leader of farm advisors (1919-1949), assistant and associate director of Agricultural Extension (1937-49) and Professor of Agricultural Extension (1927-49), including a tape recorded interview with comments on the development of the county farm advisor extension program and county farm bureaus, early extension and farm demonstration work, the insistence of Eugene Davenport upon local farmer initiative, the policy of the College of Agriculture regarding farm advisors, the relationship between the Experiment Station and Extension Service and between the Extension Service and the Farm Bureau, financing the farm advisor program and Spitler's philosophy of farm extension work.
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Record Series Number: 8/3/24
Created by: Spitler, John C. (1882-1973)
Volume: 0.1 cubic feet
Acquired: 4/18/72
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Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Agricultural Extension
American Farm Bureau Federation
Faculty Papers
Farm Advisors
Legislative Representation
Genres/Forms of Material
Sound Recordings
Languages of Materials
English [eng]