TITLE

The Arthurdale Experiment

PUB. DATE
June 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;6/22/42, Vol. 106 Issue 25, p849
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the outcome of the Arthurdale Experiment conducted in Arthurdale, a small community in West Virginia, where sixty families have signed contracts to buy their own residences. Experiment to understand the conditions for combining part-time farming and industrial employment; Capital approved for laying out gardens and the establishment of small local industries; Name of politicians who opposed the project; Positive results of the experiment with the natives of Arthurdale gaining economic independence and owning private property; Efforts to develop other communities on this pattern; Significance of local specialties and small industries during a war.
ACCESSION #
14691454

 

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