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Name: Nancy K. BerlagePen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Audience: Adult; Born: , in
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Illinois ConnectionBerlage grew up on a farm near Elizabeth. She began her career in public history as a docent at the Ulysses S. Grant Home in Galena during her high school and college summers. She earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationNancy K. Berlage is assistant professor in the Department of History and the Public History Program at Texas State University. She earned her Master's and PhD degrees from the Johns Hopkins University.
- Farmers Helping Farmers: The Rise of the Farm and Home Bureaus,1914-1935,LSU Press,2016
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Farmers Helping Farmers: The Rise of the Farm and Home Bureaus, 1914-1935
ISBN: 0807163309 LSU Press. 2016
One of the largest volunteer movements in the twentieth century, local farm and home bureau organizations have been woefully underrepresented in socio-political studies of the American Farm Bureau Federation. Nancy K. Berlage addresses this omission with an insightful look at how bureau members put university science to work in agricultural and rural life at the local level, even while industrialization, and urbanization profoundly shifted the landscape of labor in the U.S.