Papers, 1921-1930

Kile, Orville Merton, 1886-

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  • Format Mixed Materials
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    • 2.9 c.f. (1 archives box, 5 flat boxes and 1 oversize volume)
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  • Papers of an agricultural economist, lobbyist, and writer, which include correspondence, 1921-1928, mostly concerning articles which Kile was writing for farm journals; radio scripts, 1925-1926, of farm news broadcasts which focused on attempts at federal farm legislation; reports, 1926-1928, written by Kile and others on farm surplus and price problems; and ten scrapbooks. Eight indexed scrapbooks consist of press releases prepared by Kile, 1923-1930, on topics of interest to farmers, including prices, crop conditions, legislation, and foreign agricultural news; and two scrapbooks include newspaper clippings on miscellaneous agricultural topics.


  • Presented by Mrs. Orville M. Kile, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1954.
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