the Great Oasis: Claiming New Agricultural Land in Murray County, 1910-1915
By Janet Timmerman
Part of the Historical Essay Series, this essay focuses on southwestern
Minnesota agriculture. Complete with a map, this essay discusses
the process of claiming new agricultural land and its implications.
The Historical Essay Series is edited by Dr. Joseph
Amato, former director of Rural Studies, with the assistance
of Donata DeBruyckere, Janice Louwagie, and Dr. Thaddeus Radzilowski.
It is published by the Southwest Minnesota State University History
Department, the History Club, the History
Center, and the Rural Studies program. It is partially sponsored
and distributed by the Society for the Study of Local and Regional
History. Assisting with the publication are Southwest Minnesota
State University Word Processing Center and Duplicating Services.
Additional thanks for supporting go to the State University Q7 Initiative
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