Uncle Sam's Farmers: The New Deal Communities in the Lower Mississippi Valley
This book examines the impact of the federal government's decision to build almost two hundred resettlement projects during the Great Depression. The book focuses on the effects of the resettlement program at the regional and local levels in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
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The Farmer in the Dell
PART ONE BACK TO THE LAND
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