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Sharecropping and tenant farming

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Creator:Hawkins, Van
Title:Sharecropping and tenant farming

Overview entry on Sharecropping and Tenant Farming in Arkansas, the agricultural system through which Arkansas coped with Reconstruction and the end of slavery. Farmers were given a plot of land to live on and cultivate, and in return, the land-owner received a percentage of the farmer's crop. Article includes photographs.

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Types:Articles | Photographs
Subjects:Sharecropping--Arkansas | Sharecropping--Law and legislation--Arkansas | Negotiation--Arkansas | Plantations--Arkansas | African American farmers--Arkansas | Farmers--United States | United States, Arkansas, 35.20105, -91.831833
Collection:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Institution:Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
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copyright Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture 2007

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?search=1&entryID=2103