Arthurdale Homesteaders Club. Records 1933-1938
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Title: Arthurdale Homesteaders Club. Records
Creator: Arthurdale Homesteaders Club
Inclusive dates: 1933-1938

Extent: 1 in. (1 folder); 1 reel of microfilm
Records of the Homestead group and their efforts at self government. Copy of recording secretary's diary (1935-1938) includes entries about organizing committees and managing projects at Arthurdale such as athletics, maintenance, social programs and medical care. Noteworthy is the mention of organizing efforts by the Homesteaders in their relations with the federal government, particularly lobbying for higher pay scales. Also included is a typescript copy of a diary of the founding days by one of the early members (November-December 1933), in which he mentions construction efforts, weather conditions, and a visit by Eleanor Roosevelt.

Call number: A&M No.: 182
Language: The materials are in English
Repository: West Virginia & Regional History Collection