Rexford Tugwell and the New Deal

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The preceding section, "The Works and Papers of Rexford Guy Tugwell," lists the complete titles and gives the locations of the materials in this category, including those designated in the notes as: Tugwell, Diary; Tugwell, Memoir; and Tugwell Papers. The items in the preceding section whose location in the National Archives is indicated are deposited in Records of the Office of Secretary of Agriculture, RG 16, with two exceptions; Tugwell's address to the Regional Directors of the Land Program, June 18, 1935, and his address to the Regional Directors of the Resettlement Administration, January 28, 1936, are in Records of the Farmers Home Administration, RG 96. The citation in the notes, Tugwell, interview with writer, refers to a series of interviews at the University of Chicago over a two-week period in April, 1954.The collection of interviews of the Oral History Research Office at Columbia University contains a wealth of material on the agricultural aspect of the New Deal, including details of the strife within the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in the years 1933-1935. In addition to the interviews of Will W. Alexander and Norman Thomas, which are cited here, the writer has examined these interviews at the Oral History Research Office: Louis H. Bean, Samuel B. Bledsoe, William W. Cumberland, Rudolph M. Evans, John P. Frey, Arthur Krock, Harry L. Mitchell, Cleveland Rodgers, Lindsey Rogers, Oscar C. Stine, and, of course, Rexford Guy Tugwell.The abbreviations used in the notes in references to the Roosevelt Papers designate these files in the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library at Hyde Park:
OF 1, 466c, 1568, 2700: Official File 1, etc.
PPF 180, 564, 758: President's Personal File 180, etc.
PSF-T: President's Secretary's File-Tugwell
PSF-GC: President's Secretary's File-General Correspondence

The following abbreviations appear in the text:

AAA Agricultural Adjustment Administration
AA Act Agricultural Adjustment Act
AF of L American Federation of Labor
ANPA American Newspaper Publishers Association
CBS Columbia Broadcasting System
CCC Civilian Conservation Corps
CED Committee for Economic Development
FCA Farm Credit Administration
F&DA Food and Drug Administration
FERA Federal Emergency Relief Administration
FHA Federal Housing Authority


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