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@MT:CONTENTS @TEXT:chapter page Series Editors' Preface 00 New Introduction 00 Preface to the First Edition 00 Foreword by Will W. Alexander 00 PART ONE INTRODUCTION I. Planters and Tenants 3 The Black Belt Pertinent Questions. II. Greene and Macon Counties 10 Geographic, Historic, and Social Factors Local Color. PART TWO PLANES OF LIVING III. Incomes and Expenditures 33 Annual Cash Income Per Family Family Expenditures The Value of Home-Grown Provisions Gross Incomes of Rural Families. IV. Housing and Households 59 Housing Household Furnishings and Sanitation Composition of Rural Households. V. Livestock, Farm Implements and Vehicles 76 Livestock Farm Implements and Vehicles. PART THREE MAN-LAND RELATIONS VI. White Landownership 91 Size of Holdings in Relation to Fertility of Soil The Increasing Number of Landowners Ownership and Use of Land. VII. The Negro Becomes a Landowner 110 The Ownership of Land by Negroes Factors Regulating Negro Landownership Social and Economic Benefits of Negro Landownership. VIII. Farm Tenants and Wage Hands 143 Farm Tenancy by Race Forms of Tenancy Wage Hands and Casual Laborers. IX. Landlord-Tenant Relations 157 The Basic Assumptions Concrete Cases The Sanctions The Price Is Paid Some Innovations. PART FOUR POPULATION MOVEMENTS X. Population and Plantation 183 Population Responsive to Plantation The Greene County "Exodus." XI. Causes and Consequences of the Exodus 201 The Immediate Causes of the Exodus Sequels of the Exodus Fundamental Causes of the Exodus. PART FIVE THE NEW DEAL XII. State and Federal Assistance for Farm and Home 225 Governor Talmadge's Program Federal Production Credit for Farmers Excessive Losses of Land Enter the New Deal: Loans for Farm and Home. III. The New Deal in Industry and Agriculture 237 The National Recovery Act in the Black Belt The Agricultural Adjustment Act. XIV. The Relief Program 254 The County Poor Fund The Red Cross' Food and Clothing The Federal Emergency Relief Administration Work Relief Projects Representative Reactions. PART SIX INSTITUTIONS XV. General or Biracial Institutions 275 Stores, Gins, Banks, Offices Post Offices and Courthouses Courts, Criminals, Crimes Court Fines and Chain-Gang Sentences The Black Belt's Petty Courts. XVI. White and Negro Schools 300 Negro Private Schools Public School Expenditures by Race Some Specific Contrasts: 1928 and 1934 Transportation of Pupils Consolidation of Schools. XVII. Schools Especially for Negroes 324 Rural Negro Schoolhouses and Their Equipment Teachers, Their Training and Salaries Enrollment, Attendance, and Advancement by Race. XVIII. Churches White and Negro 350 White Churches Negro Churches Religious Organizations and Race Relations. XIX. Lodges, Negro Leadership, Hotels 373 Lodges, Societies, and Clubs Negro Institutional Leadership Hotels and Cafes. XX. Leisure Time and Recreational Activities 387 Recreation and Amusement Leisure Time Activities. XXI. For the Future 404 Index 411
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Land tenure -- Southern States.
Macon County (Ga.) -- Rural conditions.
Greene County (Ga.) -- Rural conditions.
United States -- Economic policy -- 1933-1945.