The Rural Economy of New England: A Regional Study

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Key Map, showing states and counties123
1. The Position of New England15
2. Limits of Settlement19
3. Relief Map of New England22
4. New England Physiographic Regions (From New England's Prospects, Courtesy of the American Geographical Society of New York City)34
5. Mean Summer and Winter Temperature36
6. Average Dates of Last and First Killing Frosts and Length of Growing Season 1900-1929 (Compiled by Phil E. Church)38
7. The Rainfall Distribution of New England 1881-1925, by J. Henry Weber (Courtesy of the New England Waterworks Association, published in Journal, March 1930)40
8. Seasonal Rainfall Distribution of Selected Stations in New England; and of Iowa and Washington42
9. Distribution of Snowfall in New England, 1915-16. By Charles F. Brooks (Courtesy of Geographical Review)43
10. Distribution of Natural Forest Types in New England. Reproduced from Atlas of American Agriculture, Natural Vegetation, U. S. Department of Agriculture, 192445
11. Distribution of Population of New England and Adjoining Areas, 193067
12. Farm Population of New England by Towns, 192070
13. Growth of Population of New England by States, 1630-194571
14. Changes in Population Numbers by Towns, New England, 1870-192073
15. Comparison of Urban, Rural, and Farm Population Growth, United States and New England, 1790-1940, in Terms of Original Census Data, with Some Series to 194577
16. Changes in the Population of the Towns Classified as Rural and Urban Towns in 1920, from 1830 to 1940; and Parallel Census Counts of Rural and Urban79
17. Changes in Population of Towns Classified as Urban and Rural in 1920, by States, 1830-194080
18. Urban, Farm, and Rural Non-Farm Population, United States, 1880- 1940 and Estimates for 1950 and 196085
19. Index Numbers of Changes in Freight Rates on Potatoes and on Fruits and Vegetables in the United States, 1913 to 1940119
20. Land Not in Farms, by Towns, New England, 1925124
21. Percentages of New England Land in Major Uses, 1940126

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