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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (4): 412–438.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Derek Oden Abstract This paper examines both the farm accident problem and the institutional response it engendered. Farm safety leaders fashioned a largely educational movement to address farm families’ technologically complex environments, since farming’s entrepreneurial nature required...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 351–382.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Erika Vause Abstract Scholars have argued for the importance of industrial accidents and urban precarity in laying the groundwork for the European welfare state in nineteenth-century France. Given the central role that farming played in French economic, political, and cultural life, however...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 529–530.
Published: 01 October 2001
..., they also caused more injurious and oftentimes fatal accidents. By the 1920s when dairying reigned, the family of German-American 530 / Agricultural History Simon Marthaler relied heavily on alfalfa hay. Alfalfa developed in Min? nesota by Wendelin Grimm, a neighbor of Andrew Peterson, was booming because...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 21–23.
Published: 01 January 2011
... © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Agricultural History Talks to David Vaught Q. What made you want to become an historian? It happened pretty much by accident, really. In my first college goaround, at Pomona College, I was a math major, but dropped out in my junior year...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 164–186.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and seventeen thousand. Machinery most responsible for injury accidents and accidental deaths were tractors, combines, and corn pickers. Of course, mechanization could not be blamed for every accident. Even experienced workers might accidently fall off a wagon, get kicked by a horse, chop toes with a hoe...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 640–641.
Published: 01 October 2003
... was the increasing number of corporate or large-scale farms, where rows of crops often extended as far as the eye could see. These themes are developed with originality and empirical freshness. When Fitzgerald asserts that "it was no accident" (128) that these agricultural enthusiasts caught the attention...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 271–278.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., and the couple had a daughter, Lorene. As the years passed, Svo? bida's health continually declined. According to Friedrich, he suffered from asthma, and an accident left one shoulder higher than the other, forcing him to wear his overalls with one strap. Svobida became dependent on his wife, as they moved...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 190–209.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of Illumination , 112 – 13 ; for the same event see Abraham Gesner , A Treatise , 36 – 37 ; Gary May , Hard Oiler! , Chpt. 5. On pages 86–91, May describes a number of accidents and deaths amid a “whole string of nitro plants along Blind Line and Marthaville Road.” 21. Gary May , Hard...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 780–781.
Published: 01 October 2019
... America. In The Hamlet Fire, Bryant Simon examines this incident, the worst industrial accident in North Carolina s history, to tell a nuanced and profound story about America in the 1990s. Simon posits that the Hamlet fire broke out because the nation, not just this place or these people, had...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... Adding to her depression, Mary's son later died in a logging accident. Her loneliness, isolation, and grief, coupled with deteriorating health, nearly destroyed Mary emotionally and physically. Although Mary and Henry remained together, the marriage weakened and the couple grew apart. Waiting...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 611–612.
Published: 01 October 2015
... maintenance, and so on). At the same time, to someone who had just lost his entire nursery in a steamboat accident, Cherokee rose hedges must have seemed like an ideal moneymaker: a native, easily propagate-able plant that would literally be purchased by the mile. In a sense, then, Affleck s most important...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (3): 413–414.
Published: 01 July 2007
... nutrition is essential caloric and nutritional in takeminus the demands imposed by living,working, accidents, and disease. Taken literally thismeans thatwe cannot assess the impact of food without complete knowledge of the demands placed upon the body by the other factors. If diseases and nutritional intake...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 603–604.
Published: 01 October 2017
... from the 1930s through the 1960s. Freeman places the organizing activities of the RMFU including a campaign against the exploitative practices of chain grocery stores astride its expanding menu of cooperatives, which grew to include property, health, life, and accident insurance. In the final three...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 January 2006
.... The seventh chapter, "Matters of Life and Death," details the dangers of pioneering on the Plains from winter blizzards and home accidents. Plains children certainly lacked preventative measures such as varied diets and immunizations as well as available doctors, and good health for Plains children, as most...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 January 2009
... McGraw saw how home grounds keeping allowed those rough-and-tumble Orioles to become such a successful team in the 1890s. The Baltimore chop, forexample, was not an accident, baselines were tilted to favor thequick little playerswho bunted frequentlyon that team,and thesloping rightfieldwas over...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 242–243.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Hiram sustained a subdural hematoma in a wagon accident. This led to a chronic depression that incapacitated him from contributing to the farm's operations. In 1837 his family and friends committed him to the Brattleboro Retreat, a recently established mental institution in the area. Its director...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 530–532.
Published: 01 October 2001
.... This history is compelling reading. As Hoffbeck skillfully shows the na? ture and significance of haymaking, he also emphasizes the haymakers themselves. Deeply influenced by his own farm background and the fatal farm accidents of both his father and his brother Larry, he writes sympathetically about the joys...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (4): 527–529.
Published: 01 October 2001
... this planted crop was better for horses than prairie grass. Farmers of Kysor's time found that while harvesting machines offered convenience and increased pro? ductivity, they also caused more injurious and oftentimes fatal accidents. By the 1920s when dairying reigned, the family of German-American ...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 January 2001
.../SWM 3/12 Sworn Statements, 37, 18 May 1767 39 CA CJ 3173 Note Books on inquests held for those who died in accidents 1757–1766, 14 March 1760, 40–41 CA CJ 3175 Documents of persons killed in accidents and suicides 1765–1792, 8 September 1767, 22 CA CJ 791 Criminal Sentences, 22, 10 October...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 195–197.
Published: 01 January 2019
... without overstating the evidence with which the author is working. For example, at one point Casey uses a cache of accident reports from plantations as sample data to demonstrate Haitians were employed in a variety of positions on plantations, countering arguments that they were isolated as cane cutters...