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ANR Information Films, circa 1950s - 1981


Scope and Contents

From the Record Group:

Subject Files. 1947-1973

The series includes materials collected by Cooperative Extension editors on various issues and events related to agriculture and extension. Many of the subject files were compiled between 1940s and 1950s. One group of files contain correspondence and publications related to the American Association of Agricultural College Editors (AAACE) (1947-1973). Arranged alphabetically.

News Releases. 1927-1989

This series contains news releases for the following University units: College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, Agricultural Experiment Station and the College of Human Ecology. The releases were distributed primarily to the state's newspapers, but some, particularly the Homemaker's News, were also sent to the electronic media. Topics covered include: crop growing advice; instruction packets for 4-H leaders; Human Ecology notes on nutrition, clothing, canning, freezing, and other homemaking tasks; market conditions; innovations from the farm; and other topics relating to agricultural research. Special features include: "Homemaker Radio News", "Farm Radio News" and "Family Food News". Early news releases (1927-1942) and newsclippings are contained in scrapbooks. Arranged chronologically.

Photographs. 1944-1974, Undated

This series includes photographs of farm equipment and machinery, agriculture experiment stations, the Kellogg Biological Station, and from Farmers' Week. Also present are Cooperative Extension Service photographs. Arranged alphabetically.

ANR Information Films. Circa 1950s-1981

This series contains films about 4-H, the Cooperative Extension Service, MSU Rodeo, Farmers' Week, and various other agriculture related topics.


  • circa 1950s - 1981


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.


From the Record Group: 21 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US