Wilber "Bill" H. Tammeus Oral History, ca. 1975-1992 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 26/20/111
Volume: 0.1 cubic feet
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Description: Transcript of Oral History of Wilber "Bill" H. Tammeus (1909-92), B.S. Agriculture 1935, prepared by William Tammeus and reporting Wilber Tammeus' recollections concerning his family, growing up on a farm in Delavan, Illinois, experiences at Delavan High School, farm economic conditions during the Depression, University of Illinois student days, farm work in Ansley, Nebraska (1930), effect of college attendance on family life, agricultural equipment business in Storm Lake, Iowa (1936), work at the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (Pekin, Illinois), Illinois Agricultural Association (1937), Farm Bureau, Portland Cement Association, Bond County farm advisor (1942-44), McHenry County Farm Bureau (1944-56), agriculture extension advisor in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, India (ca. 1956-58), and concerning farming practices, corn harvesting, dairy farming, McHenry County Fair, Harold Hannah, Earl Hughes, changes in post-war agriculture, University-Farm Bureau relations, and the extension service.