Whitford, Fred,1955-

The queen of American agriculture :a biography of Virginia Claypool Meredith /Frederick Whitford, Andrew G. Martin, Phyllis Mattheis.
West Lafayette, Ind. :Purdue University Press,c2008.

xii, 434 p. :ill. ;24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 402-416) and index.

A Hoosier family's rise to prominence -- An independent woman emerges -- The woman farmer from Cambridge City -- A voice for rural people -- Empowering women through club work -- The lady manager from Indiana at the Chicago World's Fair -- Advancing the science of home life -- Purdue University's first woman trustee -- A landmark for veterans and a home for women -- Farewell to the grand lady of agriculture.

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