Farm policy speech at Billings, Montana, August 21, 1952



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Representative Mansfield stresses the importance of agriculture to the nation and speaks of the efforts of the federal government to eliminate the problems of the farmers through the Rural Electrification Administration and Farmers Home Administration.

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Item Type



Mansfield, Mike, --1903-2001.; United States.--Rural Electrification Administration.; United States.--Farmers Home Administration.; Agriculture--United States.

Date Created


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

United States



Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Political Speeches, Press Interviews, and Campaign Advertisements Audio Recordings, OH 022

Holding Institution

University of Montana. Mansfield Library. Archives and Special Collections

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights Holder

Copyright to this recording may be held by the University of Montana—Missoula. For more information, please contact Archives and Special Collections at the University of Montana, Mansfield Library.

Audio File Number

OH 022-006

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 reel-to-reel (00:19:32 min.): analog + 1 tape counter index (1 pp.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:19:32 minutes

Local Filename

OH_022_006.mp3; OH_022_006_TCI.pdf

Digitization Information

Audio captured using a TEAC A-1230 reel-to-reel player, played at 7 1/2 ips. The capture is controlled through Adobe Audition with sampling rates, 44100 hz, 32-bit float. Output is as follows: capture quality (real-time conversion), medium quality, none (dither); high-quality conversion, best quality (slowest), shaped (dither). File processed to WAV for preservation and MP3 for online access using Adobe Audition.

OH_022_006_TCI.pdf (704 kB)
Index of Speech

Farm policy speech at Billings, Montana, August 21, 1952