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Pfeiffer country : tenant farms and business activities of Paul Pfeiffer in Clay County, Arkansas, 1902-1954

Author: Sherry Laymon; Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.
Publisher: Little Rock, Ark. : Butler Center Books/Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Clay County, Arkansas, was a flatland with little improvements at the outset of the twentieth century. Into this primitive society came a St. Louis entrepreneur with a liking for agriculture. Paul Pfeiffer bought large tracts of land, set up tenant farmers, and reigned for nearly fifty years as a beneficent landlord. Laymon records the gratitude of many a family who remember with appreciation loans made to acquire  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Laymon, Sherry.
Pfeiffer country.
(DLC) 2008927765
(OCoLC)463969939
Named Person: Paul Mark Pfeiffer; Paul Mark Pfeiffer
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sherry Laymon; Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.
ISBN: 9781935106418 1935106414
OCLC Number: 898477165
Description: 1 online resource (239 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Clay County: Arkansas's frontier. Native Americans in the Mississippi Valley ; Spanish imprints in the future Arkansas delta ; French culture in the delta ; Transportation, river travel ; Earthquakes ... ; Religion ; Creation of Clay County ; Railroad debut in Northeast Arkansas ; Second migration to Clay County ; Clay County homesteads --
Cotton fields in Clay County --
Pfeiffers in Piggott --
Pfeiffer farm structures --
Pfeiffer farming operations --
Liquidation of Pfeiffer Farms.
Responsibility: Sherry Laymon.

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Clay County, Arkansas, was a flatland at the outset of the twentieth century. Into this primitive society came Paul Pfeiffer who bought large tracts of land, set up tenant farmers, and reigned for  Read more...

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"Readers will benefit from this excellent examination of a visionary Arkansan, a man whose vision improved one part of Arkansas in the first half of the Twentieth Century." - Clyde A. Milner II, Read more...

 
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