TITLE

Jake Fink: A Delta Entrepreneur

AUTHOR(S)
Tucker, Judy H.; Kerstine, Margery H.
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies;Dec2000, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p214
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the rise by businessman Jake Fink from poverty to prosperity in the Mississippi Delta region in the early 1900s. Fink's travel from Pennsylvania to Mississippi in 1902; Initial jobs; Recovery from malaria; Ownership of own businesses which include a plantation; Marriage to Freda Woolbert; Life as a family man; Community involvement; Life during the Great Depression.
ACCESSION #
3979842

 

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