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

 

Related Articles

  • Satisfying Sidelines. Behling, Ann; Holin, Fae // Hay & Forage Grower (Penton Media, Inc.);May2004, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p34 

    Focuses on the sideline businesses and seasonal jobs of certain people in the farming industry in the U.S. Procurement and supply of wrapping materials; Extra income from milking and feeding cattle; Refereeing at high school football and basketball games.

  • Exploiting other avenues. Greasby, David // Farmers Weekly;5/5/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 18, p75 

    The article focuses on the concept of part-time farming in England. Part-time farming is rightfully receiving attention as we all seek to change emphasis, reduce vulnerability and exploit individual talents at home or elsewhere. Farmers of the future will earn much of their income from other...

  • IS IT TIME TO GET ON YOUR BIKE? Cousins, David // Farmers Weekly;4/21/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 16, p30 

    The article offers advice for farmers on looking for off-farm income in Great Britain. Some farmers decided to rent out cottages and diversify their farm. Working in the farm can be done in a part-time basis while working part-time for a local contractor or at the farm supply shop. Contractors...

  • Hills follow the trend as incomes shrink. Short, Wendy // Farmers Weekly;5/16/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 19, p85 

    Features Alastair Davy, a farmer and founder of the pressure group Hill Farming Initiative. Emergence of part-time farming in the North Yorks hill farm; Family background; Business plans.

  • Startup weds passions for a purpose. Corvin, Aaron // Business Journal (Central New York);5/15/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 20, Special section p9 

    The article profiles Debra Jamerson, owner of Haven in Allyn, a private assisted-living home in Allyn, Washington. She began the business in 2007, with no staff and two residents, but it eventually grow and she already manages 20 staff and cares for 10 residents. She received her business...

  • Abstracts.  // Atlantic Economic Journal;Mar1990, Vol. 18 Issue 1, Number 1 p74 

    Presents an abstract of the article `Persistence of Small and Part-Time Farms in U.S. Agriculture,' by John W. Wysong.

  • Business struggles to fulfill its duty. Fredrickson, Tom // Crain's New York Business;1/29/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p1 

    The article focuses on how business enterprises in New York are struggling to fulfill their duty towards U.S. veterans returning home from war in Iraq or Afghanistan. Many companies have experienced first-hand, the impact of the wars. Some reservists have not been able to return to work due to...

  • Part-time farming becomes a lifeline. Stones, Mike // Farmers Weekly;5/16/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 19, p84 

    Investigates the size of part-time farming and profiles some for whom it has become a lifeline. Trend towards producers contracting out farming business; Comments from producers about part-time farming.

  • Employment grows in assisted living. Ryan, Patricia // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);Jan2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    The article presents the findings of the 2012 Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) Senior Living Compensation Survey, which showed increased in employment, resident capacity and revenue.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics