Women farmers in America by Judith Z. Kalbacher

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, D.C .

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StatementJudith Z. Kalbacher.
SeriesERS -- 679.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL17653708M

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Mar 03,  · Between and the present, black farmers as a proportion of American farmers declined from 14 percent to 1 percent.

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What roles did women fill in when there was a demand on men during the war. Were there any Rosie the Riveters. Berkin: Yes, there was a "Rosie the Riveter." Women were often thought of as surrogates or deputies for their husbands.

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A homestead at last. Many eastern families who longed for the opportunity to own and farm a plot of land of their own were able to realize their dreams when Congress passed the Homestead Act in That landmark piece of legislation provided acres free to any family who lived on the land for five years and made improvements.

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