Harvest of Grief
Grasshopper Plagues and Public Assistance in Minnesota, 1873-78
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ISBN10: 0873511719 ISBN13: 9780873511711 Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Pr Published: Aug 1 1984 Weight: 0.95lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Atkins eloquently portrays the extreme hardships of Minnesota farmers during the grasshopper plagues of the 1870s. She examines local, state, and national relief efforts, which she reviews in the context of 19th-century social welfare philosophy.