The Farmer's Last Frontier: Agriculture, 1860-1897

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List of Figures, Graphs, and Tables
PAGE
Distribution of the Important Zonal Groups of Soils in the U. S.12
Relative Positions of the Important Zonal Groups of Soils 13
Cotton Data, 1866-1898113
Prices of Typical Machines, 1860-1900 140
Costs of Labor by Hand and by Machine142
Hours and Wages by Hand and by Machine 143
The Six Leading Wheat States (and Percentages) by Decades163
The Ten Leading Corn States (and Percentages) by Decades163
Average Price of Hogs, Compared with the Total Production of
Hog Products per Capita and with the Price of Corn
167
Wheat Data, 1866-1898192
Exports of Meat Products and Cattle, 1866-1900195
Cattle Rates from the Northern Plains to Chicago, in 1884228
Value of Truck and Small Fruits Sold in East, 1879, 1889, 1899260
Value of Orchard Fruits Sold or Consumed in the North, by
Decades
261
Purchasing Power of Four Different Crops at December 1 Prices293
Index of Wholesale Prices of Farm Products and All Commodities294
Ton-Mile Railroad Freight Rates, by Sections296-297
Rail and Water Rates on Wheat, Chicago to New York, 1868-1900299
Relative Proportion of the Population Engaged in Agriculture and
in Other Occupations, 1860-1900
351
Growth of Farm Population, by Sections, 1870-1900352
Agriculture's Share of National Income, by Decades, 1859-1899, 1900353
Agriculture's Share of National Wealth, by Decades, 1860-1900354
Agricultural Wealth, by Sections and Decades, 1860-1900354
Agriculture's Share of Total Exports, by Years, 1860-1900356
Persons Gainfully Employed in the West, 1870, 1890, 1900358
Agricultural Laborers, Ten Years of Age or Over, 1870-1900361
Agricultural Laborers of Foreign Parentage, 1900362
Average Wage Rates of Outdoor Labor of Men on Farms364
Estimated Monthly Cost of Food for Farm Laborers, 1866-1899366
Acreage, Production, Value, Prices, and Exports of Cotton in the U.S.415
Labor in the Production of Twenty Bushels (One Acre) of Wheat416
Wheat Statistics, 1866-1898417
Percentages of Croppers and Tenants to All Farmers, 1880-1900418

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