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||Gibson, William Lloyd
||An economic study of agriculture on 174 farms having colored operators in Nansemond county, Virginia, 1932
||Master of Science
|Young, H. N.
- African American agricultural laborers
|Date of Defense
The colored farmers in Nansemond County suffered severely during 1932 from both low prices which they received for their products and weather conditions.
The average capital for the farms studied was $2,556, of which 88.2 per cent was invested in real estate. the total capital invested per farm varied from about $1000 to about $5000.
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