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The Emerging Rural Communities Of Moody County, W. F. Kumlien, C. Scandrette, Raymond Hatch Mar 1941

The Emerging Rural Communities Of Moody County, W. F. Kumlien, C. Scandrette, Raymond Hatch

Agricultural Experiment Station Rural Sociology Pamphlets (1940-1977)

During pioneer days most of the farmers' activities were confined within a radius of three or four miles--a distance commonly known as a "team haul.” In more recent years, improved transportation facilities have permitted farm families to go to village centers for an increasing proportion of their goods and services. The result has been the emergence of village-centered communities whose areas are several times as extensive as those of the old-time neighborhoods. This study was made possible through the cooperation of the State and Federal Work Projects Administration with the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. The project is officially designated ...