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Register of the Grabow (Herman G.) Collection, 1922-1987
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CONTAINER LIST

 

BOX 1: GRABOW COLLECTION

 

1.1: Biographical Materials

 

a-"Herman J. Grabow: Cow Commentator" (n.d.) [Grabow's autobiography; 110 pp.]

 

b-Don Walker. [untitled obituary published in San Joaquin Farm Bureau News] (1993)

 

1.2: Scrapbook #1, 1922-1985

 

a-Copy incl. materials (corresp., published writings, reports, clippings, etc.) on Parkers Prairie Cow Testing Assn. [MN] (1922); California Milk Pooling Act (1969); and, other aspects of Grabow's life [124 pp.]

 

b-2nd incomplete copy

 

1.3: Scrapbook #2, 1924; 1962-1986 [2 copies]

 

1.4: Writings, 1940-1985

 

a-Scrapbook of letters, essays, poetry & radio broadcasts [2 copies]

 

b-"Food & fiber," Feb. 196? [radio script; 2 pp.]

 

c-Testimony before Assembly Committee on Agriculture, 1976

 

d-"My Plea" [poem]

 

1.5: Correspondence, 1958-1984 [7 items incl. 2 letters from U.S. Rep. John J. McFall]

 

1.6: Memorabilia [5 items incl. newspaper adv for Grabow's dairy, Calif. Dairymen, Inc. letterhead, etc.]

 

1.7: Miscellany

 

a-Bureau of Livestock Disease Control. "A brighter future for California Beef & Dairy Cattle," 1958

 

b-J.E. Stuart. "National Developments as the relate to Animal Disease Control and Meat and Milk Hygiene in California," 1961

 

c-Frank H. Burke. "Catalogue of Butter Bred Holstein-Friesian Cattle...," 1900

 

d-Bureau of Animal Industry. Pennsylvania Dept. of Agriculture. Monthly Report, 5-79

 

e-"The De Laval Milker: The Milker that Pleases the Cow," 1920

 

f-Sorrenti Mfg. Co. [Escalon, Calif.] "The Sorrenti Floating Plow," n.d. [illus. adv.]

 

g-"Brands get ranchers' stamp of approval," Sacramento Union (10-23-87)