Wilber "Bill" H. Tammeus Oral History, ca. 1975-1992
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Brief Description: Transcript of Oral History of Wilber "Bill" H. Tammeus (1909-92), B.S. Agriculture 1935, prepared by William Tammeus and reporting Wilber Tammeus' recollections concerning his family, growing up on a farm in Delavan, Illinois, experiences at Delavan High School, farm economic conditions during the Depression, University of Illinois student days, farm work in Ansley, Nebraska (1930), effect of college attendance on family life, agricultural equipment business in Storm Lake, Iowa (1936), work at the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (Pekin, Illinois), Illinois Agricultural Association (1937), Farm Bureau, Portland Cement Association, Bond County farm advisor (1942-44), McHenry County Farm Bureau (1944-56), agriculture extension advisor in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, India (ca. 1956-58), and concerning farming practices, corn harvesting, dairy farming, McHenry County Fair, Harold Hannah, Earl Hughes, changes in post-war agriculture, University-Farm Bureau relations, and the extension service.
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Record Series Number: 26/20/111
Created by: Tammeus, Bill (1909-1992)
Volume: 0.1 cubic feet
Acquired: 8/12/1998
Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Agricultural Extension
County Fairs
Delavan, Illinois
Depression
Farm Bureau
Farming
McHenry County, Illinois
Music -- India - Agriculture and Natural Resources
Rural Life
Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University
Woodstock, Illinois
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]