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Galpin, Charles J.; Cox, Alonzo B. (ed.) / Rural, social and economic problems of the United States
Bulletin No. 3 (June 1919)

Summary of the rural social and economic problems of the United States by geographical sections and in order of importance,   p. 16 PDF (228.1 KB)


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No. III-16
SUMMARY OF THE RURAL SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC PROBLEM8 OF
THE UNITED STATES BY GEOGRAPHICAL SECTIONS AND IN
ORDER OF IMPORTANCE
Nzw ENGLAND AID MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES
Zoouostic Problenm                 Social Problem.
1. Marketing farm products.       1. Reorganization of rural school on
2. Cooperation in buying, produc-    efficient practical basis.
ting and other community work.  2. Reorganization of rural church to
3. Reorganization of agriculture to  obtain more of the spirit of
make It more attractive.          Christ.
4. Farm labor problems.           3. Rejuvenation of rural social life.
S. Seeing that the point of view of  4. Race problem due to Immigration.
the farmer is represented in leg-  5. Rural police.
Islation.
1. Tenancy.
2. Credit to meet the need
poor man.
3. Cooperation in agricultur
4. Roads.
5. Rural organization for
ernment.
6. MarketIng.
7. Better business.
1.
2.
3.
4.
S.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Marketing.
Tenancy.
Roads.
Credit for the tenant.
Cooperation in product
buying.
Maintenance of soil ferti
Diversificatlon and rotat
Better business.
Better housing for tenan'
L Marketing.
2. Better business.
3. Cooperation.
4. Roads.
S. Credit.
6. Land Settlement.
MOUNTAIN AND
1. Marketing.
2. Roads.
3. Land Settlement.
4. Cooperation.
S. Better business.
6. Cheaper credit.
SoUTHERN STATES
1. The race problem.
Is of the  2. Adaptation of rural schools to
rural needs.
%l effort.  3. Spiritualization  of the  rural
church.
self-gov-  4. Rural sanitation and health.
5. Rural housing.
CoRN BELT STATES
1. Adapting rural school to farmers'
needs.
2. Local self-government.
3. The putting of new life into the
ion and       rural church.
4. Socialization of the country
lity.         people.
Ion.      5. Recognition of evils of claw leg-
islation.
ts.       6. Development of community spirit.
LAKE STATES
1. Improvement of rural schools.
2. Socialization of rural church.
3. Social organization.
4. Agricultural legislation.
5. Development of community spirit
PACIC STATES
1. Reorganization and consolidation
of schools.
2. Improvement in social and relig-
ious opportunities.
3. More attractive rural homes.
4. Development of community spirit.
5. Building of ur-al social center.
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