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Author Grubbs, Donald H., 1936-

Title Cry from the cotton : the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union and the New Deal / by Donald H. Grubbs.

Publication Info. Fayetteville, AR : University of Arkansas Press, 2000.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 218 pages)
Note Originally published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1971.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-209) and index.
Summary A study of the biracial movement of sharecroppers who in the 1930s stirred the national conscience to their plight of poverty and servitude.
Contents 1. The Crisis of the Plantation System -- 2. " ... By Increasing Agricultural Purchasing Power" -- 3. The Sharecroppers and the Split in AAA -- 4. Collective Bargaining or Public Relations? -- 5. Gardner Jackson to the Rescue -- 6. The Rediscovery of Slavery -- 7. The Coming of Farm Security -- 8. Into the CIO and Disaster.
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Subject Southern Tenant Farmers' Union -- History.
Southern Tenant Farmers' Union.
New Deal (1933-1939)
Tenant farmers -- Southern States -- History.
Sharecroppers -- Southern States -- History.
Agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- Southern States -- History.
Cotton plantation workers -- Southern States -- History.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
Chronological Term 1933-1939
Genre/Form History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Grubbs, Donald H., 1936- Cry from the cotton. Fayetteville, AR : University of Arkansas Press, 2000 1557285225 (DLC) 99042239 (OCoLC)43227504
ISBN 9781610751155 (electronic bk.)
1610751159 (electronic bk.)
Sudoc No. HI.F 3/178-8:C 79/2000