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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 January 2001
...Stephanie A. Carpenter Oh Freedom after Awhile: The Missouri Sharecroppers Strike of 1939 . Lynn Rubright , Candace O’Connor and Steven John Ross . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 Film Reviews / 119 My hope is that soon more historians and other scholars...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (1): 78–96.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Bonnie Stepenoff Abstract Scholars have paid a great deal of attention to the Sharecroppers’ Roadside Demonstration by evicted farmworkers, who camped out along rural highways in Missouri’s southeastern Bootheel in January 1939. This article differs from previous works by focusing on Fannie Cook...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (3): 323–351.
Published: 01 July 2009
...JANE ADAMS; D. GORTON Abstract The New Deal resettlement communities appear in the literature as efforts to ameliorate the wretched condition of southern sharecroppers and tenants.However, those evicted to make way for the new settlers are virtually invisible in the historic record...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 276–277.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Patrick G. Williams Yeomen, Sharecroppers, and Socialists: Plain Folk Protest in Texas, 1870-1914 . Kyle G. Wilkison . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 AgriculturHalistory Spring Westhas givenus a valuableadditionto the historiographoyf the South CarolinaUpcountry. EldredE...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (1): 20–45.
Published: 01 January 2010
...JASON MANTHORNE Abstract Having been evicted from their farms because of incentives created by the New Deal’s Agricultural Adjustment Act, sharecroppers in Arkansas formed the bir acial Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union (STFU) in 1934. Led by socialists and radicals, the organization ultimately...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (1): 117–119.
Published: 01 January 2001
... an important counterpoint to the tendency of historians to focus on tenants and sharecroppers when discussing black life in the rural South. The story of how black farm families gained control over 14 million acres of land by 1920 is rarely told; also neglected is the tragic tale of how most of that land...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (4): 265–266.
Published: 01 October 2012
... in the South. Hersey carefully evaluates Carver s contribution to soil conservation, or what is known today as sustainable agriculture, as well as to his efforts to encourage crop diversification among black sharecroppers and tenant farmers. No one knew better than Carver that poor land made a poor people...
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Agricultural History (2012) 86 (2): 68–90.
Published: 01 April 2012
...: Rural America Transformed , ed. Jane Adams ( Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2003 ), 129 – 46 ; Scott , Seeing Like a State , 4 – 5 , 87 – 102 , 197 – 99 , 263 – 71 ; Jane Adams and D. Gorton , “This Land Ain't My Land: The Eviction of Sharecroppers...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (3): 578–603.
Published: 01 July 2002
... to it with no less horror than if they had been faced with an invasion of barbarian warriors. An anonymous tirade of November 1792, possibly written by a rebellious sharecropper from Pinerolo, Giuseppe Antonio Galli, warned King Victor Amadeaus III that if he did not quickly free the country from the plague...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (4): 459–483.
Published: 01 October 2016
... sharecroppers, who often further subdivided their portions, which would be worked by families living in a central town near the fields. by 1898 the sub-tenancy system was a tangle of large and populated estates on which questions of ownership, rights to resources, and mutual obligations between friars...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (2): 290–291.
Published: 01 April 2015
... as sharecroppers or wage laborers, although only 10 percent possess lebanese citizenship. Joseph explores the recent history of the Bedouin as they have transitioned away from nomadic pastoralism and toward a sedentary existence increasingly tied to peasant society. Compared to their peasant neighbors, Bedouin...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 January 2004
... favorably on Republican or midwestern opposi? tion groups. Many southern planters benefited from allotments because they were able to displace tenants and sharecroppers while cashing government checks. New Deal farm programs were hopelessly mixed with race and partisanship in ways that ultimately worked...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (3): 281–326.
Published: 01 July 2010
... and Louisiana complicate the picture of southern agriculture by adding the perspectives of "men in themiddle" to a story long organized around the poles of owners and sharecroppers. Managers mediated competing demands as they sought to keep labor productive, plantations profitable, and owners satisfied...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 703–704.
Published: 01 October 2002
... in southeastem Louisiana adjusted to the free market rapidly and were quite effective in exploiting it to their advantage. Their wages during the 1870s were more than 50 percent above those of sharecroppers in the Cotton Belt, and not significantly below the average wage of non-agricultural labor- ers nationally...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 152–153.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to be an environmental history of reconstruction. Timothy Johnson suggests one such model is his essay on fertilizers in the postwar South. Johnson maintains that imported fertilizer was a major new source of debt that emerged during reconstruction for sharecroppers (192). Mart a. Stewart ends the essay collection...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (4): 556–557.
Published: 01 October 2007
..., first visiting the subject areas in 1927 while working with theGeorgia Committee on Interracial Cooperation and then revisiting the same counties in 1934. The study grew fromRaper's curiosity regarding why somany black tenants and sharecroppers were leaving theBlack Belt South headed either north ward...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 550–551.
Published: 01 October 2013
... role in the Sharecroppers Roadside Demonstration in 1939. Although he was not a direct participant, he allowed his farm to be used to provide supplies to the strikers and mobilized his connections among the landowners to prevent violence. County leaders did not appreciate his sympathy...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 704–706.
Published: 01 October 2002
... quite effective in exploiting it to their advantage. Their wages during the 1870s were more than 50 percent above those of sharecroppers in the Cotton Belt, and not significantly below the average wage of non-agricultural labor- ers nationally. The survival of the gang system may have also facilitated...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 709–711.
Published: 01 July 2000
... reformers, an articulate and effective group, wit for wit and did not fit the caricature of the southern planter. All the while, he provided general oversight of Delta and Pine Land Company and received criticism for the large AAA payments it received. Nelson did not hide Johnston's views on sharecroppers...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (2): 241–257.
Published: 01 April 2000
... a sharecropper and a self-sufficient farmer," Raper observed, on how clients thought of themselves and their supervisors. Were they sharecroppers and overseers on a "government plantation," or were they expected to be thoughtful and exercise their own judgement?12 Despite his acknowledgement of many tensions...