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|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 | Arkansas|
|Collection:||Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture|
|Institution:||Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies|
|Contributors:||Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture|
|Online Publisher:||[Little Rock, Ark.] : The Central Arkansas Library System | 2006-04-04|
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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|