Title

The Farmer’s Tool: The Changing Grange of Oregon (1938-1948)

Date

5-29-2014 11:20 AM

End Time

29-5-2014 11:35 AM

Location

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

Department

History

Session Chair

David Doellinger

Session Title

History Senior Thesis Presentations

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Max Geier and John Rector

Presentation Type

Presentation

Abstract

An analysis of the farmer’s organization, The Patrons of Husbandry in Oregon and their Grange Halls, this paper assesses how Granges continued to be useful and meaningful tools for rural citizens of the United States from the 1938 to 1948. Utilizing public records and literature from the Oregon State Grange, this paper examines social, economic and political discourse from the agrarian community in Oregon to determine how well the Grange Halls in Oregon adapted to the dynamic shifts in the larger national culture.

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May 29th, 11:20 AM May 29th, 11:35 AM

The Farmer’s Tool: The Changing Grange of Oregon (1938-1948)

Natural Sciences (NS) 103

An analysis of the farmer’s organization, The Patrons of Husbandry in Oregon and their Grange Halls, this paper assesses how Granges continued to be useful and meaningful tools for rural citizens of the United States from the 1938 to 1948. Utilizing public records and literature from the Oregon State Grange, this paper examines social, economic and political discourse from the agrarian community in Oregon to determine how well the Grange Halls in Oregon adapted to the dynamic shifts in the larger national culture.