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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 338–353.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Grim , "From Plantation to Society: P. H. Brooks and the Establishment of an African American Community in the Rural South, 1920-1950," Locus: An Historical Journal of Regional Perspectives on National Topics7 (Fall1994): 1 -31 Valerie Grim, "Black Participation in the Farmers Home...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Harold D. Woodman Dispossession: Discrimination against African American Farmers in the Age of Civil Rights . By Pete Daniel . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2013 . 352 pp., $34.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-1-4696-0201-1 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2015...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 January 2000
... "furnishingmer? chants"afterthe Civil War,see HaroldD. Woodman,KingCottonandHis Retainers:Financing& MarketingtheCottonCropofthe South,1800-1925 (LexingtonU: niversityof KentuckyPress,1968). Black Farmers in Alabama / 21 Such an assumption overlooks other evidence about African American participation...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 258–292.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Debra A. Reid Abstract "African American Farmers and Land Loss in Texas," surveys the ways that discrimination at the local, state, and national levels constrained minority farmers during the twentieth century. It considers the characteristics of small-scale farming that created liabilities...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 336–357.
Published: 01 July 2006
... and the Progressive farmers they served celebrated a rural aesthetic that advocated recycling and thrifty management. Copyright 2006 Agricultural History Society 2006 Notes 1 Stewart E. Tolnay , The Bottom Rung: African American Family Life on Southern Farms (Urbana: University of Illinois...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 170–193.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of small-scale white farmers, but he lacked a coherent plan. Evans delivered Poe the missing piece in a puzzle he had been working on for years: how to create what he called a great rural civilization for whites by untangling white yeoman farmers from their African-American neighbors whom he believed...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 2022
... embodied the perspective that informed the USDA's unequal approach to lending and administering federal farm programs, an approach that endures in similar ways today. ampetty@wm.edu Copyright © 2022 the Agricultural History Society 2022 African American farmers Chicago World's Fair...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 265–266.
Published: 01 October 2012
... agriculture, particularly for African-American farmers. During the 1920s the peanut lobby hailed him as Mr. Peanut, while others called him the greatest scientist of the age. The truth, of course, is different, and Mark Hersey provides a realistic assessment of Carver s impact on agricultural improvement...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 July 2019
... such as the Southern Tenant Farmers Union organized through churches. Lois E. Meyers and Rebecca Sharpless, “‘Of the Least and the Most’: The African American Rural Church,” in African American Life in the Rural South, 1900–1950 , ed. R. Douglas Hurt (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2003), 54–80. 9...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 314–316.
Published: 01 April 2020
... thousand other African American farmers awarded restitution for discriminatory practices in farm loans and assistance between 1981 and 1996. Furthermore, instead of concluding with Scott s passage, this monograph could contribute to broader conversations regarding racial discrimination within local...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of destruction, they are also capable of restoring the natural world we inhabit. Sam Stalcup Independent Scholar Dispossession: Discrimination against African American Farmers in the Age of Civil Rights. By Pete Daniel. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 352 pp., $34.95, hardback, ISBN 978-1...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Robin O’Sullivan © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 316 Agricultural History in regards to Scott s experiences compared to the over thirteen thousand other African American farmers awarded restitution for discriminatory practices in farm loans and assistance between 1981 and 1996...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 20–45.
Published: 01 January 2010
... connections between leadership and membership, resulting in misunderstandings. But most importantly, the union struggled to live up to its creed of biracialism and equal treatment of African Americans. Ultimately, the STFU was less an aberration that tirelessly confronted the social and racial ills...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 314–367.
Published: 01 July 2013
...–1913 ( Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press , 1951 ), 205 . Valerie Grim , “Between Forty Acres and a Class Action Suit: Black Farmers, Civil Rights, and Protest against the US Department of Agriculture, 1997–2010,” in Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 412–413.
Published: 01 July 2016
... and white farmers. For example, the average landholding of an African American farmer in Jasper County was twenty times smaller than that of a white farmer and worth eighteen times less (29). Yet Ferleger and Metz readily admit that probate records exclude significant portions of the postbellum population...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 413–415.
Published: 01 July 2016
... farmers. For example, the average landholding of an African American farmer in Jasper County was twenty times smaller than that of a white farmer and worth eighteen times less (29). Yet Ferleger and Metz readily admit that probate records exclude significant portions of the postbellum population. While...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 264–265.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Carver remains a mythical figure to most Americans who vaguely associate him with experimenting with peanuts, which benefited agriculture, particularly for African-American farmers. During the 1920s the peanut lobby hailed him as Mr. Peanut, while others called him the greatest scientist of the age...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., which he wore whenever he did business downtown. at Bryant s encouragement, the soft-spoken Williams told me about his grandfather, an african american farmer who had amassed about two thousand acres of land, starting with a small gift from his white relatives in the late nineteenth century. These were...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 255–257.
Published: 01 April 2003
... the contributors bring their stories into the 1990s. The authors as well as their subjects would readily agree that histori? ans and other scholars should, at least occasionally, venture into current affairs. On-going lawsuits by First Nations people and African American farmers against the governments of Canada...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 247–262.
Published: 01 April 2015
... , Dispossession: Discrimination against African American Farmers in the Age of Civil Rights ( Chapel Hill : University Of North Carolina Press , 2013 ), 170 – 71 , 180 – 85 , 193 – 94 . 11. “Agricultural Research at 1890 Land-Grant Colleges, Including Tuskegee University,” Sec. 1445, Research Act...