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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Brian Q. Cannon Abstract Over the past century films and literature have reflected and reinforced popular understandings of homesteading and contemporary cultural currents. In the 1910s Elinore Pruitt Stewart's Letters of a Woman Homesteader and Oscar Micheaux's The Homesteader minimized...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (2): 262–288.
Published: 01 April 2014
... filming. To wield such emotional power responsibly demands great attention to accuracy and nuance. In the fall of 2013 these four historians met at the Northern Great Plains History Conference to discuss Ken Burns's latest work on the Dust Bowl. Each of the panelists presents a different critique...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 383–410.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Hal S. Barron Abstract This article analyzes American silent film depictions of rural life in order to understand their role in the creation of new conceptions of the countryside during the first third of the twentieth century. The rise of motion pictures during the 1910s and 1920s was a critical...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 531–552.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Wayne Anderson Abstract The 1980s Farm Crisis began receiving national attention in the middle of the decade in large part because of Hollywood films such as Country and the star-studded Farm Aid concert. However, religious leaders and organizations had already started to warn of an impending...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 91–127.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., diaries, photographs, and film material that they produced about their study trips to the United States and Canada. These sources are an interesting point of departure for transnational perspectives in agricultural history; they reveal not only a great deal about the expectations, anxieties, perceptions...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 4. Capturing American agriculture on celluloid. Walter Schmid, the foreman of the home farm of the Agricultural College Strickhof in Zurich, documented his trip to the United States in 1935 with his film camera. © Archives of Rural History, Bern, Photo Collection. More
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 696–699.
Published: 01 July 2000
.... This is a moving and unnerving film to watch. The film rings loud to those of us who have heard similar stories from farm families. It is unnerv? ing that many times warning signs are ignored, and sadly, intervention of? ten fails to prevent the suicide. Perhaps in our haste to define suicide as a social or mental...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 694–696.
Published: 01 July 2000
...Paul Lasley Green Blood: Red Tears . Joe Terrence Gray . Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 Film Reviews Green Blood?Red Tears. Produced by Joe Terrence Gray. Middletown, Kent: Ag-Culture Media Project, 2000. 86 min., videocassette. $95. Our understanding of why people...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Stephanie A. Carpenter Oh Freedom after Awhile: The Missouri Sharecroppers Strike of 1939 . Lynn Rubright , Candace O’Connor and Steven John Ross . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 Film Reviews / 119 My hope is that soon more historians and other scholars...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2018
... , conversation with Katherine Jellison , The Plains, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2016. 6. For a discussion of the Disney film, see David Lesjak , Service with Character: The Disney Studios and World War II ( New York : Theme Park Press , 2014 ), 68 – 69 . 7. Although contemporary viewers would...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 647–650.
Published: 01 November 2022
... the mid-twentieth century, the genre of slasher / psychotic maniac / horror film has become a staple of American cinema. These films were often based on the true story of Ed Gein, a fifty-one-year-old bachelor from rural Wisconsin arrested in 1957 for a horrific series of murders and dismemberments...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Jeff Kolnick Homecoming . Charlene Gilbert . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 Film Reviews Homecoming. Produced by Charlene Gilbert. San Francisco: California Newsreel, 1998. 56 min., videocassette. $195. Homecoming charts the experiences of one African American farm...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 470–490.
Published: 01 October 2014
...,” Gastronomica: Journal of Food and Culture 11 ( Spring 2011 ): 35 ; Laurel E. Ahnert , “The Factual Treatment of Actuality: The Emergence of Educational Film in the 1920s and its Relation to Documentary Film Proper,” InterDisciplines Journal of History and Sociology 4 : 1 ( 2013 ): 90...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (1): 118–119.
Published: 01 January 2000
... with rural society, or even with British Columbia, except as a setting for case studies of particular themes. Topics include film propaganda, the life of a cougar hunter, em? ployment opportunities for teenagers, the nature of bachelor society, and the relationship between a pimp and his prostitute. Some...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 469–470.
Published: 01 July 2015
... moved indoors in the mid-twentieth century. consequently, The Nature of Childhood dramatically shifts from thick descriptions of outdoor play to analysis of television programming. environmental awareness was no longer primarily a lived experience, but one mediated via film. The messages of these films...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 393–411.
Published: 01 July 2019
..., Department of Health Records; Laura Jean Reid, “The Plan of the Mississippi State Board of Health for the Supervision of Midwives,” 1921, p. 7, Box 8752, Series 2012, Department of Health Records. It is clear that Galloway and Holmes’s letter does in fact refer to All My Babies , an educational film...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 472–474.
Published: 01 October 2006
... Paradise,which detailed the degradation of the Willamette River. In the film, Robbins explains,McCall"stakedout a moralpositionin the pollutiondebate thatplaced Oregon's livabilityat the forefrontof public discussion"(266). He suggested thateconomicstabilitydidnot have to come at the expense of a clean...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (4): 415–435.
Published: 01 October 2006
..., 1964 , Fleming Papers. 36 USDA , " Fallout in Agriculture ," in Atomic Scare Films III (1958; Seattle: Something Weird Video, 2000 ). 37 Agricultural Research Service , USDA Radiological Training Manual (Washington, DC: USDA, 1961 ). 38 Douglas County, Colorado...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 470–472.
Published: 01 July 2015
... mediated via film. The messages of these films were mixed, and the author provides good readings of classics from Bambi to Wild kingdom. not coincidentally, famous environmental icons from the time were cartoons think smokey Bear and Woodsy owl. riney-kehrberg uses denver s high line canal to explore...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 18–21.
Published: 01 January 2014
... participating in Ken Burns s Dust Bowl project, and how did working on that film project differ from written projects? I think interesting is the best word for that experience. Florentine Films contacted me early in the project to get feedback on some of their ideas and to arrange an interview. After they had...