Thomas and Pamela Saunders Papers, 1974-1993 (bulk 1979-1989)

Summary Information

Title: Thomas and Pamela Saunders Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1974-1993 (bulk 1979-1989)

  • Saunders, Thomas, 1947-1989
  • Saunders, Pamela
Call Number: Mss 1203

Quantity: 2.0 cubic feet (2 records center cartons)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers, 1974-1993 (bulk 1979-1989), of Thomas "Tom" Saunders, organic dairy farmer, farm activist, and a founder of Wisconsin Farm Unity Alliance (WFUA), National Save the Family Farm Coalition (NSFFC), and the Wisconsin Farmland Conservancy (WFC). Also documented is his involvement with the National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC), Ojibwe spear fishing rights, and land loss and other issues faced by African American farmers. Although the bulk of the collection consists of Tom Saunders papers, also included are papers, 1977-1981, of Pamela (née Hendrickson) Saunders related to the Barron Electric Cooperative, People Against Nuclear Energy (PANE), and Farmers United for Safe Energy (FUSE).


Forms part of the Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Collection.

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Language: English

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