NAFB Archives at UIUC

The National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB) was officially formed on May 4, 1944, and was orignally called the National Association of Radio Farm Directors.  The name was changed to NAFB in 1964.  A history of the NAFB, membership directories, cyberCHATS magazine, and other informaiton about the association can be found on their Internet site.

The NAFB archives consist of six record series:

8/3/88, Publications, 1944-
    Including CHATS, Yearbooks and Directories, Insider's Report, and Signal.

8/3/89, Official NAFB Historian's Records, 1937, 1943-1998
    Documenting the origin and growth of the NAFB.

8/3/90, NAFB Subject File, 1941-1998
    Containing member biographies, promotional literature, and photographs.

8/3/91, Dix Harper Papers, 1947, 1951-52, 1957-1991
    Papers of Dix Harper, president of NAFB (1988).

8/3/92, NAFB Audio, Video Recordings, and CD-ROM Media, 1952-1998
    Containing audio, video, and CD-ROM materials produced by the NAFB.

8/3/93, NAFB - Farm Broadcasters' Papers, 1931-1951
    Contining papers from Dana D. Reynolds and Don Lerch.

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