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Rails Through The Wiregrass

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : H. Roger Grant | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015066731657
ISBN 13 :

Insights into social and economic conditions in the South from the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century highlight an illustrated study of the Georgia & Florida Rail..


The New South Comes To Wiregrass Georgia 1860 1910

Pub Date : 2001-09-01 | Author : Mark V. Wetherington | Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN 10 : 1572331682
ISBN 13 : 9781572331686

This examination of cultural change challenges the conventional view of the Georgia Pine Belt as an unchanging economic backwater. Its postbellum economy evolves from self-sufficie..


Twilight Rails

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : H. Roger Grant | Publisher : U of Minnesota Press

ISBN 10 : 9780816665624
ISBN 13 : 0816665621

By the start of the twentieth century railroads crisscrossed the nation, yet there were still those who believed that the railroad network in the United States was far from complet..


Making Catfish Bait Out Of Government Boys

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Claire Strom | Publisher : University of Georgia Press

ISBN 10 : 9780820336442
ISBN 13 : 0820336440

This first full-length study of the cattle tick eradication program in the United States offers a new perspective on the fate of the yeomanry in the twentieth-century South during ..



The Riggs War 1913 To 1916

Pub Date : 2017-08-25 | Author : Paul Ryscavage | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781683930778
ISBN 13 : 1683930770

In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson opened the nation’s door to an era of reform. To help him, he brought to Washington men imbued with a progressive spirit—and in some, grudges ..


Railroads And The American People

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : H. Roger Grant | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253006332
ISBN 13 : 0253006333

Looks at the impact and importance of railroads and railroad travel on cities and towns throughout the United States, from 1830 through 1930...