Article ID: CBB711920021

“Boost the Farm Bureau”: Agricultural Leaders, Progressive Musicians, and Social Orchestration in Iowa, 1921–1937 (2019)

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This article tells the story of musicians in rural Iowa who played on behalf of their county farm bureaus between 1921 and 1937. An examination of their family and kinship ties and their musical repertoires reveals that these performers brought community and a wide array of song styles to farm bureau events. Their stories highlight the difference between using an institution to enhance social and career opportunities, and promoting it and its leaders' ideals.

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Authors & Contributors
Slaton, Amy E.
Anderson, J. L.
Siefert, Marsha
Taylor, Timothy Dean
Dannenberg, Roger B.
Watt-Smith, Tiffany
Journals
Railroad History
History and Technology
Technology and Culture
The Journal of Communication
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
Publishers
University of Chicago Press
Oxford University Press
University of Texas at Austin
University of Washington Press
Northwestern University
The Johns Hopkins University Press
Concepts
Performance; demonstration
Drama, dance, and performing arts
Music
Science and entertainment; science and spectacle
Technology and music
Science and culture
People
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Carver, George Washington
Faraday, Michael
Places
United States
Iowa (U.S.)
France
California (U.S.)
Great Britain
Minnesota (U.S.)
Times
20th century
21st century
19th century
20th century, late
13th century
Medieval
Institutions
Iowa State College, Ames
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