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Levels of living of U.S. farm families

Janet Richards Stanton

Levels of living of U.S. farm families

selected annotated references, 1940-1955

by Janet Richards Stanton

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cost and standard of living -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Farmers -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementcompiled by Janet R. Stanton and Robert R. Mount.
      SeriesMiscellaneous publication / United States Department of Agriculture ;, no. 746, Miscellaneous publication (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 746.
      ContributionsMount, Robert R. 1931-
      LC ClassificationsS21 .A46 no. 746
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. ;
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL238710M
      LC Control Numberagr57000329

      •Mid-Level Slave-Owning Farm Families: Farm families, 70% of people who owned slaves were in this category. They usually had less than ten slaves, primarily growing cotton. • Yeomen Farmers: Own land and were self sufficient. Not really involved in overall market economy. Not commercial farmers. In the U.S., government support programs that are focused specifically on the poor include which of the following? B. welfare From the Great Depression of the s until , the United States' most visible antipoverty program was Aid to Families with Dependent Children, which provided cash payments to. The Farm & Household hardcover has information for the farm and household. Illustrated with engravings in the text. Good condition, minor cover wear, scattered blemishes of age, so me age toni ng of paper, no writing or markings. pages. I ship 5 days a week, so many items are shipped same day payment is received.

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