Backgrounds of the war farm labor problem. by United States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics.

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  • Agricultural laborers -- United States.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States.

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StatementPrepared by the Bureau of agricultural economics and the Farm security administration.
ContributionsUnited States. Farm Security Administration.
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Paginationiv, 183 p. :
Number of Pages183
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Open LibraryOL14194021M

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