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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 245–272.
Published: 01 May 2023
... by Herbert Hoover, the American Relief Administration sent food, clothing, and medicine to the Soviets, while the so-called radical relief groups demanded a more “permanent rehabilitation” of Soviet agriculture and sought to ship technologies and agricultural specialists. These visions were guided by more...
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 170–171.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to organize the shipping and distribution of US food supplies to European war zones. The American Relief Administration (ARA) and the Children s Relief Bureau (CRB), under Hoover s leadership, managed to transport significant quantities of grains and other foods to American allies. In the process, Hoover...
Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., the American Relief Administration, which extended $5.2 billion in food and relief supplies to recovering nations during its operation from Nov. 1914 to July 1923. For more on pre-World War II agricultural diplomacy, see, Emily Rosenberg, Spreading theAmerican Dream: American Cultural and Economic Expansion...
Agricultural History (2012) 86 (3): 33–56.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Funds Expected from Red Cross, Democrat-American, Jan. 8, 1931, 1; Four Relief Units of Red Cross Now Working in County, Democrat-American, Feb. 2, 1931, 1; County-Wide Red Cross Meeting Thursday, 2:30, Democrat-American, Jan. 29, 1931, 1; Farmers Slow Applying for Loans, Democrat-American, Feb...
Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 2022
... is earmarked for, according to the Farm Bureau, “disadvantaged farmers,” a quarter of whom are African American. It would be apportioned for debt relief, grants, and land purchases, among other things. The Biden administration's attempt to make a belated restitution to them sparked predictable anger...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 368–390.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Rural Rehabilitation Records for Transfer to the National Archives,” American Archivist 10 ( Oct. 1947 ): 328 – 34 . 8. Joseph Gaer , Toward Farm Security: The Problem of Rural Poverty and the Work of the Farm Security Administration ( Washington, DC : GPO , 1940 ); Maddox...
Agricultural History (2006) 80 (2): 167–189.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Woofter, Summary of Relief and Federal Work Program Statistics, 1933–1940 (Washington, DC: GPO, 1941 ) Miriam S. Farley , Agricultural Adjustment under the New Deal (New York: American Council, Institute of Pacific Relations, 1936 ), 12 -13 Fite, Cotton Fields No More, 132-33 Range...
Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and Schuster , 1943 ); J. Parker Van Zandt , The Geography of World Air Transport ( Washington, DC : Brookings Institution , 1944 ); Robert Strausz-Hupé , “Aviation and International Co-operation,” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 299 ( May 1955 ): 134 – 40...
Agricultural History (2020) 94 (4): 512–544.
Published: 01 October 2020
...), 198-220; Jaclyn Granick, “Waging Relief: The Politics and Logistics of American Jewish War Relief in Europe and the Near East, 1914-1918,” First World War Studies 5, no. 1 (2014): 55-68. 7. For an analysis of such gaps in scholarship, national narratives, and collective memory, see Jonathan...
Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., all relief and recovery programs were coordinated by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration (PRRA), a locally run federal agency of the Second New Deal. Between 1935 and 1943, Puerto Rican engineers and workers constructed seven major hydroelectric projects in the Cordillera Central to generate...
Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 605–608.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., literature, and the visual arts, to establish libraries, and to construct new architecturally significant post office buildings were to Lowitt essential to life and living. To Lowitt, it was Roosevelt s genius that in addition to providing relief to an extraordinary percentage of the American people he could...
Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 381–392.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Kimberly K. Porter Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 [Footnotes] 1 Gilbert C. Fite, American Farmers: The New Minority (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981 ), 46 Fite ’s George N. Peek and the Fight for Farm Parity (Norman: University...
Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 January 2001
.... But the sharecroppers persisted. In 1938, unknown to STFU leadership, Whitfield organized share? croppers to strike against common agricultural labor practices. On the heels of federal relief legislation and owner retaliation, the strikes of 1939 and 1940 finally brought national attention to the economic situation...
Agricultural History (2016) 90 (3): 356–378.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., Oakland, and San Diego ( Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 2003 ); Gerald Nash , The American West Transformed: The Impact of the Second World War ( Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 1985 ). For works on the Dust Bowl, see, Debra A. Reid , Reaping a Greater Harvest: African...
Agricultural History (2007) 81 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 January 2007
.... epatriationaffecteddemographicand residentialpatterns across Mexican Los Angeles, highlightingthe significanceof settled, homogeneous communitiesand second-generationMexican Americans. Relief statisticsreflectedthese changes: the majorityof "Mexican" recipientswere native-bornUS citizensor long-timeresidents and thereforethe...
Agricultural History (2008) 82 (4): 519–523.
Published: 01 October 2008
... a historianspannedfortyearsandmany institutions, beginningat Columbia University'sHistoryDepartment and ending with his retirementfrom theUSDA's Economic Research Service (ERS) at theend of 1999.Among his keycontributionsL,owell's 1982 study,Red Harvest: The CommunistParty and American Farmers, opened a window forhistoriansof...
Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 258–292.
Published: 01 April 2003
... recom? mended were usually admitted into the projects.27 The limited relief available through New Deal programs did not satisfy the desperate need of most rural African Americans and generally thwarted those with the greatest need. Three things exacerbated the inequity. First of all, the federal...
Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 604–605.
Published: 01 October 2017
... politics pushed African Americans to the margins, while local administrators tended to disfavor poor whites on the assumption that their condition was the product of absent ambition. Meanwhile, members of the white clerical elite became less and less enthusiastic about the New Deal. Greene emphasizes...
Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 314–367.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of American History 77 ( Dec. 1990 ): 912 , 914 . Cobb noted that the Works Progress Administration suspended work projects during harvest time so that planters would have access to laborers. 50. Jarod Roll , Spirit of Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South ( Chicago...
Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 622–623.
Published: 01 July 2002
...). Their abhorrence of the way in which New Englanders explained American history in terms of northern moral superiority over the South goaded them to a conservative, intellectual defense of their region. Not only the South, they argued, but the entire country might move out of the Depression by rejecting monopolies...