Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1937, February. Softcover. Greenish dull printed wraps. viii, 108 pages,  pages of plates (on 4 sheets) and one additional bw photographs as a frontis, all on thick glossy paper. VG, faint library stamps on front cover and inside front cover, pencil writing at top of title-page, generally clean and sharp except for slight wear to spine corners and inked numbers on lower spine. A worthy example. Item #157441
A bureaucratic examination of the state of tenant farmers in the United States during the middle year of the Great Depression. Especially noteworthy as this publication is generally accepted to contain the earliest published photographs taken by Dorothy Lange. This copy is tight, clean (two pages have very light pencil lines in the margins) and faint ink stamps from a former library owner on the cover with one additional very faint stamp inside the front cover. Prepared by a joint technical committee of the President's Special Committee on Farm Tenancy and the National Resources Committee consisting of L.C. Gray, chairman, John D. Black, E.G. Nourse and others. cf. p. 27. "Report, without supplementary material, issued also as House doc. 149, 75th Congress, 1st session, with title: Farm tenancy. Message from the President of the United States transmitting the report of the Special Committee on Farm Tenancy. H.A. Wallace, chairman. "Technical supplement"; p. -86. "Statistical supplement": p. -105. Much better than expected condition. OCLC locates.
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