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Jason Holcomb Custom Harvester Oral Histories


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Jason Holcomb Custom Harvester Oral Histories, 1980-2010 | Morse Department of Special Collections

By Cynthia A. Harris

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Title: Jason Holcomb Custom Harvester Oral Histories, 1980-2010Add to your cart.

Extent: 18.0 Gigabytes

Arrangement: The arrangement has been kept in the original order created by Jason Holcomb.

Date Acquired: 01/24/2017

Subjects: Kansas life and culture - Agriculture and rural life

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains oral histories of custom harvesters operating in Kansas and surrounding states. Twenty-five interviews of individuals and couples, some from Mennonite families, were conducted between 2008 and 2010 by Jason P. Holcomb, Associate Professor of Geography, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY, in an oral history project partially funded by the Kansas Humanities Council and the Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum (MHAM).

The collection includes six (6) DVDs containing WAV format interview audio files, PDF format transcripts of the interviews, PDF files of published articles, and scanned photo image files of interviewees with photo indexes. An index was created for eight of the interviews in cooperation with the MHAM.

Subject/Index Terms

Kansas life and culture - Agriculture and rural life

Administrative Information

Repository: Morse Department of Special Collections

Access Restrictions: No restrictions.

Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Technical Access Note: The DVDs will require a computer or laptop to view.

Acquisition Source: Jason P. Holcomb

Acquisition Method: Donation.

Appraisal Information: Acquired because it documents oral histories of custom harvester families in Kansas.

Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Jason Holcomb Custom Harvester Oral Histories, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

Processing Information: Cynthia A. Harris, Library Assistant III, processed the collection and curator David Allen reviewed it, in March 2017.

Box and Folder Listing

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[DVD 1],
[DVD 2],
[DVD 3],
[DVD 4],
[DVD 5],
[DVD 6],

DVD 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Froese - 1.43 GB, 2008, 2010Add to your cart.

Forese_2010.wav - 824 MB

Waldo Doris Froese 2008 Oral History.wav - 645 MB

Folder 2: Schmidts - 2.44 GB, 2008-2010Add to your cart.

Geral and Margie Schmidt 2009.wav - 1.02 GB

Geral Schmidt 6-30-09.wav - 94.9 MB

Geral Schmidt July 2008 Oral History.wav - 203 MB

Margie Schmidt oral history 2008.wav - 523 MB

Schmidt 2010.Wav - 631 MB

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[DVD 1],
[DVD 2],
[DVD 3],
[DVD 4],
[DVD 5],
[DVD 6],

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