James Hope Tigner radio transcript
Scope and Content
This collection contains a transcript of a speech delivered by James Hope Tigner for the National Fertilizer Association and the Atlanta Journal. It was an installment in a series called the "Radio Farm Short Program," and details Tigner's advice for cotton farmers in Georgia. The speech contains information on cotton staple length as well as annual production of cotton bales versus annual consumption in the state.
- Tigner, James Hope (Person)
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James Hope Tigner (1876-1935) was born to Benson Forbush Tigner (1833-1929) and Martha Tigner (1836-1905), who farmed cotton in Meriwether County, Georgia. He attended Gordon Institute, later called Gordon State College. Tigner moved to Atlanta, Georgia, worked in real estate at E.P. Ansley and became active in the Ansley Park Improvement Association. He later worked as the secretary for the Atlanta Commercial Exchange where he was known for his expertise on cotton. As an advocate for Warm Springs, Georgia, he became friends with Franklin D. Roosevelt, who frequently visited the area. Tigner was married to Carrie Cook Tigner (1877-1948) and they had four children: Adelaid Tigner Lyndon (1906-2003), James Ellison Tigner (1908-1975), Jeanette Tigner Blackman (1911-1995) and Martha Tigner (1913-2006).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- James Hope Tigner radio transcript
- Rebecca Grieco
- December 2019
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- Finding aid is written in English.