March 1952 Farmers Federation News Cover Image

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Title

March 1952 Farmers Federation News Cover Image

Subject

Soil fertility

Description

This is a published photograph of a farmer spreading manure on his fields. The accompanying caption on page 2 reads, "This month's cover shows Tom Ray of Star Route, Burnsville, with his new Oliver Crawler tractor and Oliver Manure Spreader. Mr. Ray traded an Old Oliver cletrac for his present one. He says that this Oliver is the tractor for his mountain farm. Mr. Ray operates a 300 acre farm with his Oliver. He raises chickens, corn and grain. He also has a herd of beef cattle.

Source

James G.K. McClure, Jr. Collection, Southern Appalachian Archives, Mars Hill University

Publisher

Southern Appalachian Archives, Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, Mars Hill University

Date

1952-03

Contributor

Farmers Federation

Rights

This image may be viewed, downloaded, and printed for personal and educational use, but any commercial use is prohibited without permission from the Southern Appalachian Archives, Mars Hill University. Questions may be directed to the Archivist at (828) 689-1262 or archives@mhu.edu.

Relation

Farmers Federation News, March 1952, cover

Coverage

Burnsville, Yancey County, North Carolina

Files

Tom Ray_manure spreader_1952_03_cover_cropped.jpg

Citation

“March 1952 Farmers Federation News Cover Image,” Southern Appalachian Archives Mars Hill University, accessed May 20, 2024, http://www.southernappalachianarchives.org/items/show/743.