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100 1  Freeman, John F.|q(John Francis),|d1940-|eauthor. 
245 10 Persistent progressives :|bthe Rocky Mountain Farmers 
       Union /|cJohn F. Freeman. 
264  1 Boulder :|bUniversity Press of Colorado,|c[2016] 
264  4 |c©2016 
300    1 online resource. 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
520 2  "Persistent Progressives tells the story of the Rocky 
       Mountain Farmers Union's evolution from an early movement 
       against monopolists and wholesalers to a regional 
       trailblazer for agriculture ideologies built on social 
       democracy, the family farmer, and cooperative enterprises.
       As a continuing advocate for saving the family farm, the 
       Farmers Union legacy provides a unique window into the 
       transformation of the agriculture and rural communities in
       Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. Using data spanning 
       decades, author John Freeman covers the founding of the 
       RMFU in 1907 until the present, demonstrating how members 
       continually sought to control the means of production and 
       marketing by forming cooperatives, providing consumer 
       services, and engaging in politics. Powering this 
       evolution was a group of 'practical idealists'--the 
       Farmers Union leaders and titular persistent progressives 
       who shaped the organization's growth and expansion. 
       Initiated by Jim Patton, who brought the organization out 
       of its oppositional roots and into its cooperative 
       advocacy, the RMFU passed to John Stencel and then David 
       Carter, joining hands with agricultural conservationists 
       and small organic producers along the way to carry the 
       torch for progressive agrarianism in today's urbanized 
       world. Shaken but undeterred by some notable failures, its
       leadership remains convinced of the efficacy of 
       cooperatives as a means to achieve justice for all. 
       Discussing the broader social, economic, political, and 
       environmental issues related to farming, ranching, and 
       urbanization, Persistent Progressives seamlessly blends 
       regional history with ongoing issues of agricultural and 
       economic development"--|cProvided by publisher. 
588 0  Print version record. 
590    eBooks on EBSCOhost|bEBSCO eBook Subscription Academic 
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610 20 Rocky Mountain Farmers Union|xHistory. 
610 27 Rocky Mountain Farmers Union.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01928602 
650  0 Agriculture, Cooperative|zRocky Mountains Region|xHistory.
650  0 Farmers|xServices for|zRocky Mountains Region|xHistory. 
650  0 Farmers|zRocky Mountains Region|xEconomic conditions. 
650  0 Family farms|zRocky Mountains Region|xHistory. 
650  0 Farmers|xPolitical activity|zRocky Mountains Region
650  0 Agriculture and politics|zRocky Mountains Region|xHistory.
650  0 Progressivism (United States politics)|xHistory. 
655  4 Electronic books. 
655  7 History.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01411628 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aFreeman, John F. (John Francis), 1940-
       |tPersistent progressives|z9781607324324|w(DLC)  
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       restricted to current Rider University students, faculty, 
       and staff. 
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