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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (4): 503–527.
Published: 01 October 2009
...LISA R. LINDELL Abstract During the Great Depression, with conditions grim, entertainment scarce, and educational opportunities limited, many South Dakota farm women relied on reading to fill emotional, social, and informational needs. To read to any degree, these rural women had to overcome...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Kimberly K. Porter Prairie Republic: The Political Culture of Dakota Territory, 1879–1889 . By Jon K. Lauck . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2010 . 256 pp., $32.95 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8061-4110-7 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2012 2012 2012 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 704–706.
Published: 01 July 2000
...Herbert T. Hoover Uphill against Water: The Great Dakota Water War . Peter Carrels . Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 704 / Agricultural History Tolnay's discussion of marriage patterns examines factors that "likely en? couraged early marriage and discouraged permanent...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 444–471.
Published: 01 July 2021
... an alfalfa boom on the American plains, especially in northern regions like South Dakota where Hansen worked. However, the effects of the growth of alfalfa were not limited to the Dakotas; they were also connected to and influenced another boom in the American Southwest. Moreover, in order to plant new...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 50–71.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Nathan B. Sanderson Abstract With the opening of the Black Hills to white settlement in the mid-1870s, thousands of fortune-seekers made their way into Dakota Territory. George Edward Lemmon, a man later renowned as one of the world's most accomplished cowboys, was among them. During the 1880s his...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 205–223.
Published: 01 April 2020
...John Henris Abstract The unique nature of commercial apple culture in the Spearfish Valley of the Black Hills of western South Dakota between 1882 and 1914 adds regional depth to the larger historical narratives of irrigated industrial orchard production in the Intermountain West and Pacific Coast...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (2): 355–389.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Zoltán Grossman Abstract Native Americans and white ranchers/farmers in eastern Montana and western South Dakota have often been in conflict over natural resources, such as water and grazing lands. But in the 1970s, the two groups began to develop a common interest in protecting the rural...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 656–681.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and have maintained their language and culture. The three original colonies, established along the James River in Dakota Territory in 1874, have grown to number some five hundred colonies distributed across five states and four Canadian provinces. This article describes and evaluates the contribution...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (3): 298–320.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Jim Norris Abstract The 1950s are often described as an anxious period in American history. Sometimes that anxiety was fed by fears about juvenile delinquency. In the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota, public apprehension was fueled also from an influx of Mexican people brought...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 609–615.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Cynthia C. Prescott Cynthia.prescott@und.edu The Farmer's Lawyer: The North Dakota Nine and the Fight to Save the Family Farm . By Sarah Vogel . New York : Bloomsbury Publishing , 2021 . 432 pp., $28.00 , hardback, ISBN: 978163555262 . Copyright © 2022 the Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 617–619.
Published: 01 October 2018
... development. Isett and Miller have written a history of world agriculture that successfully addresses key questions for different eras. Readers interested in world agriculture of the past and present will find this work insightful. Dale E. Potts South Dakota State University Where Honeybees Thrive: Stories...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 271–272.
Published: 01 October 2012
... current focus on enactment of federal programs and policies that support rural residents, vibrant rural economies, and a healthy environment. Gary A. Goreham North Dakota State University American Georgics: Writings on Farming, Culture, and the Land. Edited by Edwin C. Hagenstein, Sara M. Gregg, and Brian...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 603–604.
Published: 01 October 2015
... that delves into the margins of his endeavor: land law, the structure and configuration of a railroad town, the credit system of the era, and social structures, to name but a few. Although the book is limited to the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, and Nebraska during their formative years, much...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 491–492.
Published: 01 July 2015
... for those who want to better understand how slaves were dispersed throughout British north America and beyond, as well as those who want to understand the structures that allowed slavery and plantation agriculture to expand in British north America. Ty m. reese University of North Dakota Soils, Climate...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 159–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... 312 pp., $29.95, hardback, iSBn 978-0-8061-4694-2. david Mills s Cold War in a Cold Land: Fighting Communism on the Northern Plains provides a revisionist analysis of the people of the northern great Plains during the cold War. Mills focuses on Montana, north dakota, and South dakota. among the things...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 594–595.
Published: 01 October 2017
... unable to make a sufficient living on the reserve and sought to relocate, many of them to North Dakota, where their descendants remain. The problem was not agricultural inexperience on the part of the immigrants. A particularly enlightening section of White Settler Reserve is where Eyford describes...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (2): 392–394.
Published: 01 April 2021
... century using South Dakota as a microcosm of the western frontier. Adam Slez argues that populism resulted from the simultaneous expansion of both state and market in the region, largely in the form of federal land policy and railroad development, which in turned transformed physical space. Specifically...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 659–668.
Published: 01 October 2002
...David B. Danbom Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 [Footnotes] 1 "New Job Had Come for Girl on Day of Death," Fargo Forum56 ( 1 December1933): 1,5 Police Record, City of Fargo, 1930–1944, book 1, 101, 109, North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies (hereafter NDIRS...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2015
... IN Presho, South Dakota, in 1933. Although she wholeheartedly adopted Iowa after moving there in 1962, she also remained deeply attached to family and friends in South Dakota. Her death from lymphoma in August of 2014 occasioned a rare absence from yearly Presho High School reunion festivities where she...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 404–428.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of Nebraska Press , 1951 ), Chpt. 10. 12. History of Wheat Pooling in North Dakota and Plan of Operation as conducted by North Dakota Wheat Growers Ass’n , n.p., n.d.; North Dakota Wheat Growers Association , Co-operative Wheat Marketing in America ( Grand Forks : North Dakota Wheat Growers...