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Southern Tenant Farmers' Union


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Brooks Hays Letter and Memorandum

Identifier: MS H334
Scope and Content Note Typewritten transcript of original one page letter, dated April 15, 1935, and attached eight page typewritten memorandum from Hays to Paul Porter, executive assistant to the administrator of the U.S. Agricultural Adjustment Administration. Memorandum reports Hays' findings on the social conditions and economic plight of share-croppers and tenant farmers in eastern Arkansas, especially as these reflect the impact of AAA policies implemented there. Original documents in U.S....
Dates: 1935

Henry Clay East Papers

Identifier: MC 189
Scope and Content Note

Most of the papers in this collection comprise correspondence from H.L. Mitchell to East regarding Mitchell's union work after the STFU merged with other labor unions. Some correspondence concerns East's personal and political activities. Other materials include clippings, pamphlets, brochures, and newsletters that East either obtained himself or received from Mitchell.

Dates: 1934-1973

Richard W. St. John Commonwealth College Collection

Identifier: MS Sa235 196
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, minutes of proceedings, bulletins, pamphlets, newspapers, clippings, and other material pertaining to the history of the radical labor school at Mena, Arkansas. Correspondents include Cedric Belfrage, Wilbur Clarke Benton, Douglass Carr, Winifred L. Chappell, J. Vance Clayton, Kenneth C. Coffelt, William Fadjo Cravens, Samuel W. Eiges, Henry Pratt Fairchild, Mabel Fulks, Nathan Green Gordon, Laura Ley Gray, Claris G. "Crip" Hall, Arthur...
Dates: 1924-1949

Louise Heflin Stuart Delta Cooperative Farm Materials

Identifier: MC 2193
Content Description The collection consists of materials related to the Delta Cooperative Farm (DCF) in Rochdale, Mississippi, a 1938-1939 agricultural cooperative made up primarily of former tenant farmers, many of them from Arkansas. The materials were primarily compiled by Louise Heflin Stuart for her master's thesis, and also include materials regarding other agricultural labor groups such as the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union (STFU). Collection materials include manuscripts, interview notes,...
Dates: circa 1934-2016

William A. Gilbert Papers

Identifier: MC 190
Scope and Content Note

The William Gilbert papers consist of correspondence, business records, newspapers, pamphlets, tracts, brochures, amd microfilm reflecting his wide range of interests including socialism, mysticism, pacifism, and the American Legion. The bulk of the papers are printed materials, and those which form an integral part of the collection have been retained.

Dates: 1923-1969

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Labor unions 2
Socialism and education -- Arkansas 2
Agriculture, Cooperative 1
Arkansas -- Politics and government 1
Communism -- United States 1