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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 1–28.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Adrienne Monteith Petty Abstract This article analyzes and compares the vision for the future of agriculture presented at two Depression-era world fairs—the 1933 Chicago World's Fair and the 1940 American Negro Exposition—to highlight double standards in agricultural policy. An examination...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., the manufacturer s exhibit at the 1893 World s Columbian Exposition in Chicago offered the clearest perspective of how this advertising narrative operated as well as suggesting its serious shortcomings. The organizers, exhibitors, and sponsors of the 1893 World s Fair ordered the entirety of humanity through...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 412–436.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Social Work School,” Atlanta Daily World , June 23, 1940, 5. 92. “Offers Scholarships to Jeanes Teachers,” Chicago Defender , May 28, 1938, 4. The Southern Education Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation created in 1937 from the Peabody Education Fund, the John F. Slater Fund, the Negro Rural...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 136–161.
Published: 01 April 2000
... , Agriculture in an Unstable Economy (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1945 ) D. Gale Johnson , Forward Prices for Agriculture (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1947 ) 14 Munsimay Gopinath and Terry L. Roe, "Sources of Sectoral Growth in an Economy Wide Context: The Case of U.S...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Tamara Plakins Thornton The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North . By Emily Pawley . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2020 . 312 pp., $50.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-2266-9383-5. © 2021 Agricultural History Society 2021...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (3): 373–397.
Published: 01 July 2011
... $75 million by fiscal 1946. Barbara McLean Ward, A Fair Share at Fair Prices: Rationing, Resource Management, and Price Controls During World War II in Produce and Conserve, Share and Play Square:The Grocer and the Consumer on the Home-front Battlefield during World War II, ed. Barbara McLean Ward...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (4): 571–572.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Gregory L. Schneider Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics . By Michael J. Lansing . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . 392 pp., $45.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-226-28350-0 . © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 2016 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 412–438.
Published: 01 October 2005
... Project on the Failure of America’s Land Grant College Complex (Cambridge, Mass.: Schenkman Publishing Company, 1973 ), 2 ,4 Transactions—National Safety Congress (Chicago: National Safety Council, 1938 ), 33 David B. Danbom , The Resisted Revolution: Urban America...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 206–234.
Published: 01 October 2012
... clothing, see, Michael Zakim , Ready-Made Democracy: A History of Men's Dress in the American Republic, 1760 – 1860 ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2003 ). Peter Force , American Archives: Consisting of a Collection of Authentick Records, State Papers, Debates, and Letters and Other...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (3): 287–313.
Published: 01 July 2013
... engine found that an automobile could provide transportation as well as a versatile, lighter-weight substitute for stationary power. As early as 1903 at the World s Fair in South Bend, Indiana, automobiles were promoted as a general-purpose farm power source. Some farmers used power from their automobile...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 155–165.
Published: 01 April 2004
... States, speaking to groups of farmers and agricultural scientists about his methods of dry farming and corn propagation. He exhibited at agricultural fairs and exhibitions, attended Farmers’s Institutes and conferences, and published a manual for use by average American farmers. Like many agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 454–455.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., licensing agreements, and cooperative arrangements between firms (27 28). In other words, if previous scholarship examined the bricks, this study scrutinizes the mortar. In individual chapters, Winder addresses licensing arrangements, production networks, the reaper at World s Fairs, one businessman s...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 227–243.
Published: 01 April 2018
... clothing, mediated the relationship between an individual and the outside world. Personal expressions of creativity, taste, and skill were combined with external considerations like the patterns, technology, and materials available, and the meaning behind those material expressions. In the case of a fair...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 352–354.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Paarlberg, and Terry Roe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. 248 pp., $38.00, hardback, ISBN 0-226-63264-4. For those who view farm policy in a narrow, constricted form, measured solely by the cost of food at the farm gate and by the amount of resources utilized in the production of food and fiber...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 470–490.
Published: 01 October 2014
... Chicago World s Fair. This traditional vision of the feminine, however, stood in sharp contrast to what was occurring in the advertising industry on a broader scale. roland Marchand s scholarship reveals a more complicated picture of 1930s mass media when he observes advertising men labeled women...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 512–540.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Christopher W. Shaw Abstract The Federal Farm Loan Act of 1916 repudiated the creed of laissez-faire by declaring that government had a responsibility to assist ordinary citizens economically. Farmers had made affordable credit a political issue well before the Panic of 1907 thrust banking reform...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 414–443.
Published: 01 July 2021
... Press, 2017).2014 9. William Cronon, Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West (New York: W.W. Norton, 1992); Richard P. Tucker, Insatiable Appetite: The United States and the Ecological Degradation of the Tropical World (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000); David Soll...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (4): 506–530.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Praises Fair," New York Times, Apr. 5,1915,11. 2 Phoebe S. Kropp, California Vieja: Culture and Memory in a Modern American Place (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006), 122,127–33 Matthew F. Bokovoy, The San Diego World’s Fairs and Southwestern Memory, 1880–1940 (Albuquerque: University...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 April 2016
... ); Fullständigaste Svensk-Amerikansk Kokbok: The Swedish-English Cookbook ( Chicago : Engberg-Holmberg , 1897 ). 9. Malinda Allison , Fannin County Home Demonstration Clubs' Cook Book 1933 , https://www.flickr.com/photos/97263918@N04/sets/72157649994387631/ (accessed May 27, 2015); Texas Almanac...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 281–297.
Published: 01 July 2005
... 7 Adrian M. Dupuis , Philosophy of Education in Historical Perspective (Chicago: Rand McNally, 1966 ), 116 -59 John Dewey , Democracy and Education (New York: Macmillan, 1916 ) Lyons-Barrett, "Child Labor," 50-51 8 Joseph Stancliffe Davis , " Agricultural...