TITLE

JULY 28, 1933

AUTHOR(S)
Stone, Ron
PUB. DATE
January 1984
SOURCE
Book of Texas Days;1984, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book
ABSTRACT
This article recounts the decision of the federal government on July 28, 1933, to pay William E. Morris of Nueces County, Texas for plowing under his forty-seven acres of cotton. The payment was done under the New Deal legislation of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt. To many Texas farmers the cotton acreage reduction payment was the difference between surviving and starving.
ACCESSION #
21474752

 

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