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Rominger (Richard Elmer) Papers
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Correspondence, clippings, budget papers, agendas, and meeting notes relating to farmer and civil servant Richard Rominger's work with the Department of Food and Agriculture; files on pesticides, water appropriation, soil erosion, farm labor, and natural resources.
Richard Rominger was a fourth-generation farmer from Yolo County, California. His family emigrated from Germany to California over one hundred years ago. Born in Woodland, California in 1927, Rominger was raised in Winters, a farming community located about 15 miles southwest of Woodland. After serving with the U.S. Navy during World War II, Rominger attended UC Davis where he was actively involved in the university band and majored in agricultural studies.
144 linear feet
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.