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Articles with keyword "Rural"

Historical Agricultural News web site

NEH Data Challenge Winner: Historical Agricultural News

By Amy Giroux, Marcy Galbreath, and Nathan Giroux

Historical Agricultural News, an NEH Data Challenge-winning site by Amy Giroux, Marcy Galbreath, and Nathan Giroux, uses the big data in Chronicling America as a gateway into understanding farming communities, organizations, and practices, and family histories.

Photograph of a man plowing a field in Colorado

Agricultural Literature and Rural Life

By Jesse Johnston

“Agriculture . . . is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals and happiness” —Thomas Jefferson