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Majority report, November 1981: Farming women

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Majority report, November 1981: Farming women
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AZ0642.02
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A report on women farmers in California. With the increase of mechanization and the decreasing availability of farmland and farming jobs, rural women have begun to find employment in nearby towns instead of on farms, but many women still tend the land and manage agricultural operations on small farms. Includes interviews with Jeannie Fletcher, a cotton and alfalfa farmer in the San Joaquin Valley; Annie Main, an organic farmer who lives and works in the Sacramento Valley; Carolyn Brown, a beekeeper who farms five acres of truck crops on land she leases with a partner; and Juanita Wood, sociologist at San Francisco State. Hosted by Kim Brown.

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KPFA, Nov. 1981.
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1 reel (28 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1981
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RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email:  americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.



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