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Dianna Hunter Papers

Identifier: Tretter-437

Content Description

Materials from the Dianna Hunter Papers include files of her writing such as drafts, notes, research, and published books, short stories, and pieces in publications. Her works include fictional short stories and poetry as well as non-fiction stories, essays, and articles. These papers also have files on her activism in the Minnesota Farm Advocates Program and her involvement in various projects, resolutions, and a case study related to the Program and other farm advocacy. Included are also various files on rural/farmer lesbians, women farmers, and as files and flyers on the Northcountry Women's Coffeehouse.


  • Creation: 1971 - 2017

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This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.


Dianna Hunter lived in the northern Superior area of Minnesota where she wrote stories, essays, and books related to agriculture, farm advocacy, northern living, and women. She was involved with the Minnesota Farm Advocates Program where she helped design and found their newsletter. She wrote many pieces on farm advocacy including her book Breaking Hard Ground: Stories of the Minnesota Farm Advocates.


6 Linear Feet (Six record cartons.)


Material from Dianna Hunter about her time on Rising Moon Farm, as a farm advocate, writer, and teacher activist.Materia

Dianna Hunter Papers
Joshlynn Borreson
October 2017
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