Manuscript Collection

South Carolina Farmer's Alliance Papers - Accession 43 - M18 (28)

Title

South Carolina Farmer's Alliance Papers - Accession 43 - M18 (28)

Files

Identifier

Accession 43 - M18 (28)

Inclusive Dates

1927, 1963

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

5 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

The Farmers Alliance was an organized agrarian economic movement among farmers that developed and flourished from the 1870s through 1900. The Farmers Alliance was the second of the major nationwide movements by farmers and was largely concerned with ending the crop-lien system on farmers that was instituted following the American Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

The South Carolina Farmer's Alliance Papers consist of a reminiscence of the Farmer’s Alliance by W.A. James of Bishopville, SC, who was a county business agent for Sumter County. Also included is a two page comment by Dr. John H. Moore of the Winthrop History Department. The Farmers Alliance was an organized agrarian economic movement among farmers that developed and flourished from the 1870s through 1900.

Provenance

The South Carolina Farmer's Alliance Papers were transferred from the official records of the Archives.

Keywords

Agriculture, Farming, Agrarian Economics

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

South Carolina Farmer's Alliance Papers - Accession 43 - M18 (28)

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