Letters, Apr. 8, 1935

Croppers' Misery


The stories which the Caldwells, father and son, have told of share croppers in Georgia may, as you point out in your issue of March 25, be true of a biologically degraded 1%. The misery of share croppers in Georgia or in Arkansas is not confined to this degenerate minority. In Arkansas 410 spokesmen for families out of a total attendance at four meetings of 1,719 persons told me that they had neither crops to make nor jobs to work at. Food allowances on which from 10¢ to 20¢ on the...

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