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rural consumption in the collective years

I have a couple of rather specific questions regarding rural consumption in the collective years, and hope that H-PRC's collective brain can point me towards materials. I'm interested in what kind of consumer goods rural people in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s had access to; which types of goods were produced locally in households, which ones distributed by the collectives, and which ones purchased from state industry through the 供销社 system.

Scholar in the Park: Patriots of Color Research Project

The Friends of Minute Man National Park, an organization dedicated to protecting and preserving Minute Man National Historical Park, will sponsor a scholar to research the lives of “Patriots of Color,” Massachusetts slaves and former slaves who fought during the American Revolution, beginning with the Battle of Lexington a