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Published by Iowa State University Press in Ames .
Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Sayre, Ruth Buxton, 1896-,
  • Farmers" spouses -- United States -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJulie McDonald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1413.S28 M23
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 206 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4413928M
ISBN 100813804205
LC Control Number79017698
OCLC/WorldCa5196781

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Ruth Buxton Sayre, first lady of the farm / Julie McDonald. Author McDonald, Julie Format Book; Language English; Εdition 1st ed. Published/ Created Ames: Iowa State University Press, Description xii, p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Details Subject(s) Sayre, Ruth Buxton, Ruth Buxton Sayre, first lady of the farm. Ames: Iowa State University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Ruth Buxton Sayre; Ruth Buxton Sayre: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Julie McDonald. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Sayre, Ruth Buxton, ; United States; Farmers' spouses - United States - Biography. Ruth Buxton Sayre, first lady of the farm / Julie McDonald - Details - Trove. This essay expands understanding of situated and invented ethos by analyzing the archival writings of Ruth Buxton Sayre (), known as “First Lady of the Farm.” Rhetorical analysis of post-WWII writings by Sayre, as well as archival photographs and publications about Sayre, position Sayre as a model for constructing negotiated ethos and accessing authority through multiple roles.

Her life is chronicled in the book Ruth Buxton Sayre: First Lady of the Farm, by Julie McDonald. Sayre was an advocate for national and international social organizations with a rural, agricultural focus. Her involvement in the American Farm Bureau Federation began in and eventually led to an appointment as state chairman in Authority control: ISNI: , . people.”—Ruth Buxton Sayre, “The Farm Woman—a World Citizen” address to the Associated Women of the American Farm Bureau 1 Ruth Buxton Sayre lived from and was known during her life-time as “First Lady of the Farm” because she served as a dedicated advocate for farm women, both in Iowa and across the world. 1. Oxford Montessori Schools of farm & garden Oxford Montessori Schools is a group of progressive, co-educational independent schools based in and around Oxford, England. Founded in , the Oxford Montessori Schools group is the largest Montessori o. This essay expands understanding of situated and invented ethos by analyzing the archival writings of Ruth Buxton Sayre (), known as “First Lady of the Farm.” Rhetorical analysis of post-WWII writings by Sayre, as well as archival photographs and publications about Sayre, position Sayre as a model for constructing negotiated ethos.

She was widely known by her nickname, "The First Lady of the Farm." Ruth Buxton Sayre was born in Indianola, Iowa, in She remained in Warren County for her education and earned a B.A. in languages from Simpson College in She married Raymond Sayre in and became active in the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF). Ruth Buxton Sayre: First Lady of the Farm McDonald, Julie. Buy Direct. Price: USD. Iowa State University Press, Crisp, clean pages; no owners' marks; hard cover only very lightly shelfworn at the spine heel, otherwise excellent. Jacket bears a stain from hardened adhesive at the top front, one short, closed tear at the upper spine. Sources The primary sources for Ruth Buxton Sayre are the 32 boxes of her papers at the State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City. Secondary sources include the biography by Julie McDonald, Ruth Buxton Sayre: First Lady of the Farm (); and Peter Hoehnle, "Iowa Clubwomen Rise to World Stage: Dorothy Houghton and Ruth Sayre," Iowa Heritage Illustrated 83 (), 30– She's our shining star Adored, near and far, Our beloved Mrs. Sayre. Ruth Baxton Sayre was once Iowa's premier farm spokeswoman. As the only women member appointed by President Eisenhower to his national agricultural advisory commission, she received national recognition for her knowledge of agricultural problems and her many years of service to farm people.