The Oregon Vocational Agriculture Teacher's Association Newsletters consist of the organization's newsletter, Old Yeller, written by and for agriculture teachers in Oregon high schools and community colleges. David Raynalds, who earned a M.Ed. in Agricultural Education from Oregon State University, contributed a regular column, "Tex Talks", to the newsletter.
ID: MSS OVATA
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet
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The Oregon Vocational Agriculture Teacher's Association Newsletters consist of issues of the Association's newsletter, Old Yeller, from September 1959 through January 1970. Old Yeller was written and edited by and for agriculture teachers in Oregon high schools and community colleges. The newsletter was published monthly during the school year and included editorials, letters to the editor, news from the organization's officers, announcements of upcoming events, and reports from national and regional conferences. The "Tex Talks" column was written by Dave "Tex" Raynalds until 1964; Raynald's column addressed agricultural and other topics from the perspective of a high school classroom teacher. Many issues include an update from the Oregon State University Department of Agricultural Education. Beginning in 1962, the newsletter was published by the Oregon Education Association.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Oregon Vocational Agriculture Teacher's Association Newsletters (MSS OVATA), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: Source: These newsletters were donated to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center in 2015 by Laura Wyckoff, the daughter of David Raynalds..
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