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Call for papers EAUH Conference 2018 Rome Session M20 Feeding the city: comparative histories of urban agriculture

Coordinators: Clare Griffiths, Cardiff University, School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU, UK griffithscvj@cardiff.ac.uk Tim Soens, Centre for Urban History, Department of History. University of Antwerp, Prinsstraat 13 (D313) 2000 Antwerp, Belgium tim.soens@uantwerpen.be

CALL FOR PAPERS: Vernacular Architecture Forum 2018 Annual Meeting, A Shared Heritage: Urban and Rural Experience on the Banks of the Potomac, May 2-5, 2018, in Alexandria, Virginia. DEADLINE – OCTOBER 30, 2017

The Vernacular Architecture Forum (www.vafweb.org) invites paper proposals for its 37th Annual Conference, A Shared Heritage: Urban and Rural Experience on the Banks of the Potomac, May 2-5, 2018, in Alexandria, Virginia.  Papers may address vernacular and everyday buildings, sites, or cultural landscapes worldwide.

RWSA Triennial Conference - Call for Papers, Due June 15th

RURAL WOMEN'S STUDIES ASSOCIATION CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED!

It's still not too late to propose a presentation or paper for next year's triennial 2018 Rural Women's Studies Association conference (to be held at Ohio University, May 17-19, 2018.) The deadline for submissions has been extended to June 15, 2017! See below for further information about the conference and the submission process.

Surviving and Thriving: Gender, Justice, Power, and Place Making
Rural Women's Studies Association Triennial Conference
Hosted by Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
May 17-19, 2018

Postwar hybrid corn

I'm investigating the breeding of fertilizer-intensive hybrid corn in the 1950s in the US.  Two questions:

One source (Steele 1978, "The hybrid corn industry in the United States") says by 1955 some hybrids were being marketed as especially bred for high plant densities.  I need to track down this marketing material -- adverts, speeches, brochures, anything. 

New Article of Interest in the Pacific Historical Review

The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following article that may interest H-Rural list subscribers:

 

- ”Indian School, Company Town: Outing Workers from Sherman Institute at Fontana Farms Company, 1907-1930,” by Kevin Whalen


This article can be accessed via the following link: http://ucpressjournals.com/journal.php?j=phr.

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