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Possibilities for Agricultural Settlements in the South

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Publication Date: January 1907

Publisher(s): Kohn & Pollock Inc.

Author(s): I.L. Leucht

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Agriculture, forestry and fishing (Agricultural population and workers)
Population and demographics (Immigrants and aliens)

Keywords: agriculture; employment; immigration

Type: Other

Coverage: United States


The author suggests that the American South is ideal for the creation of agricultural settlements for Russian Jewish immigrants. The South is a healthy living environment with great potential for succesful development in the areas of agriculture, horticulture, and livestock. Land is available relatively cheaply, and cost of living is low. The spread of manufacturing industries in the South also promises economic viability.

In Proceedings of the 4th National Conference of Jewish Charities, 1906, Kohn & Pollock Inc.