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We are a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization whose purpose is to create multi-cultural programming - including documentaries, exhibits, symposia, concerts, and education curricula - using visual, audio, and print media. Our video documentaries, books and programs, which tell the stories of diverse peoples, places, and events of the past and present, are intended to provide interesting and educational experiences for K-12 students, college students, and the general public.
We draw upon the expertise of film and video professionals, artists, writers, historians, geographers, teachers, and other experts to assure quality work. Thus far we have produced two video documentaries and four books, each of which provides a new perspective on an important historical topic.
When Farmers Were Heroes: The Era of National Corn Husking Contests
In the late 1930s and early 1940s, national corn husking contests drew over 100,000 spectators and were prominent on the national scene. The rise in popularity of corn husking contests and their role in buoying spirits during the Depression are unique in American history. When Farmers Were Heroes: The Era of National Corn Husking Contests, portrays the rich and traditional farm heritage of corn husking.