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Farming the cutover

a social history of Northern Wisconsin, 1900-1940

by Robert Gough

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin
    • Subjects:
    • Cutover lands -- Wisconsin -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Agriculture -- Wisconsin -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Farm life -- Wisconsin -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Wisconsin -- History -- 1848-,
    • Wisconsin -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-284) and index.

      StatementRobert Gough.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF586 .G68 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 295 p. :
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL668899M
      ISBN 100700608508
      LC Control Number97014712
      OCLC/WorldCa36942393

      Farming the Cutover describes the visions and accomplishments of these settlers from their own perspective. People of the cutover managed to forge lives relatively independent of market pressures; and for this they were characterized as backward by outsiders and their part of the state was seen as a hideout for organized crime figures/5(1). By , the forest region of the Great Lakes states was largely denuded, logged over by industrialists who coveted its timber. After unsuccessful attempts to farm this cutover region of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan, some began to dream of restoring the North Woods as a place of solace and beauty, of recreation and retreat.

      Logging and Forest Products. The 19th-century logging industry reshaped the landscape of central and northern Wisconsin, provided a livelihood for thousands of workers, and formed the roots of today's thriving paper industry. Wife and child of sharecropper, cut-over farmer in bottoms of Mississippi River Contributor Names Lee, Russell, , photographer The contents of the Library of Congress Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse.

        During the week, Tom Jenkins is a financial advisor, helping others invest for their retirement. On weekends, Jenkins sometimes packs a sack lunch and pruning saw and visits what he calls his “Walnut IRA.” His 20 acres of black walnut trees, originally planted in a 12 foot by 12 foot grid and gradually thinned to [ ].   Children's book read by Robyn Hobbs and Greg Reed.


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People of the cutover managed to forge lives relatively independent of market pressures; and for this they were characterized as backward by outsiders and their part of the state was seen as a hideout for organized crime figures.

Choice Outstanding Title. Book Award of Merit from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. “ Farming the Cutover revisits a sad chapter in American agricultural history, and this time puts a human face on on it.

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People of the cutover managed to forge lives relatively independent of market pressures, and for this they were characterized as backward by outsiders and their part of the state was seen as a hideout for organized crime figures.

Farming the Cutover is a readable story of the hopes and failures of people who struggled to build new lives in an inhospitable environment. It makes an important counterpoint to Turnerian myths and the more commonly-told success stories of farming history.

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Farming the cutover. Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James I Clark.

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