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Finding Aid of Ralph W. Hollenberg collection of materials relating to the Farm Security Administration, Region IX, 1924-1949 (bulk 1938-1945)
BANC MSS C-R 1  
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Description
Contains materials collected by Ralph W. Hollenberg chiefly during his tenure as Acting Director of the Farm Security Administration, Region IX, from 1939 to 1941. Contains administrative records, program files, and farm labor research materials relating to FSA activities in Region IX, which included Calif., Arizona, Utah, and Nevada. Administrative files include a small amount of correspondence, reports, speeches, and press releases, along with minutes of meetings, and publications, which includes several bibliographies with a focus on agricultural labor in the west, particularly Calif. The bulk of the collection is dedicated to a variety of agricultural, housing, and social programs created and administrered by the FSA, and may include correspondence, reports, memoranda, statements, and clippings. Farm labor research files focus on farmer organizations and agricultural development in Calif., and includes a few files containing reports, statements, talks, and press releases, with other printed material and clippings from 1942-1945, concerning the evacuation of Japanese Americans from the west coast during World War II.
Background
Ralph W. Hollenberg collected a variety of materials during his tenure as Acting Director, Region IX, U.S. Farm Security Administration, from 1939-1941. The materials range from before and after his tenancy, and cover the period of 1938-1945. The FSA was created on September 1, 1937, as an agency to replace the Resettlement Administration.
Extent
Number of containers: 9 cartons Linear feet: 11.25
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.