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Aerial photographs showing participants in the 1979 tractorcade as it drove through Topeka, Kansas. Kansas family farmers joined the tractorcade as it traveled to Washington D.C. to protest American farm policy. Convoys of tractors from as far away as Colorado and the Dakotas drove eastward, traveling at a mere 14 miles per hour.
Creator: O'Toole, Donald J
Date: January 1979
Item Number: 215570
Call Number: FK2.S5 T.31 *2-11
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 215570
Agriculture - Family farming
Agriculture - Implements and machinery - Tractors
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1970s - 1979
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Farm movements - American Agricultural Movement - Tractorcade
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Type of Material - Photographs