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Hardin County, Ohio - McGuffey, Ohio, Dunkirk, Ohio, Ridgeway, Ohio, Forest, Ohio, Alger, Ohio, ADA, Ohio, Mount Victory, Ohio, Patterson, Ohio (Paperback) Loot Price: R264 Discovery Miles 2 640
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Hardin County, Ohio - McGuffey, Ohio, Dunkirk, Ohio, Ridgeway, Ohio, Forest, Ohio, Alger, Ohio, ADA, Ohio, Mount Victory, Ohio, Patterson, Ohio (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Mcguffey, Ohio, Dunkirk, Ohio, Ridgeway, Ohio, Forest, Ohio, Alger, Ohio, Ada, Ohio, Mount Victory, Ohio, Patterson, Ohio, Kenton, Ohio, Hardin County Onion Pickers Strike, Ohio Northern University, National Register of Historic Places Listings in Hardin County, Ohio, Zimmerman Kame, Roundhead, Ohio, Wktn, Ohio State Route 292, Ada Airport, Ohio State Route 273, Ottawa River, Hardin County Courthouse, Dola, Ohio, Ada Pennsylvania Station and Railroad Park, Dial-roberson Stadium, Hepburn, Ohio, Ada War Memorial Stadium. Excerpt: The Hardin County onion pickers strike was a strike by agricultural workers in Hardin County, Ohio, in 1934. Led by the Agricultural Workers Union, Local 19724, the strike began on June 20, two days after the trade union formed. After the kidnapping and beating of the union's leader and the intervention of the Ohio National Guard on behalf of the growers, the strike ended in October with a partial victory for the union. Some growers met the union's demand for a 35-cents-an-hour minimum wage, but the majority did not. Hardin County, Ohio, contained a large onion-growing region about 12 miles (19 km) east of the town of Lima. Two main growing areas existed. Scioto Marsh consisted of about 17,000 acres (69 km) of farmland. The top three growers controlled about 30 percent of Scioto Marsh land under cultivation. Hog Creek Marsh was a smaller growing area which consisted of about 4,000 acres (16 km). The largest owner of Hog Creek marshland controlled about a third of that area's total land under cultivation. Roughly 25 smaller growers cultivated the rest of the farmland. Wages and working conditions for agricultural workers in Hardin County were poor even before the onset of the Great Depression. A plentiful supply of... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=11095303

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2010
First published: May 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 90
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-95072-2
Barcode: 9781156950722
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LSN: 1-156-95072-4

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