Extension Service topic specialist Harriette Cushman oversaw a multi-faceted poultry program. She loved her job, but writing poetry was her passion.
After the Second World War, the development of agribusiness exploded with unprecedented ferocity. Out of all of the changes that agribusinesses attempted to impress upon farming communities, a reorientation of gender roles may be the most profound.
Why did Marilyn Hagerty “go viral” after more than fifty years writing for the same small newspaper?
The history of rural spaces ... is an essential component of understanding our interconnected past and adding to our future.
The essays in this volume profile women whose work was embedded in specific national contexts and together they form a collective biography of women who graduated into a world that was not always prepared to welcome them into the public life that professions demanded.