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Dec 19

The Theory of "The Great American Desert" in 1879

Posted to KGI Online Library Blog on December 19, 2019 at 10:11 AM by Bill Sowers

Read an article from the late 1870s regarding the theory that profitable agriculture west of Dodge City was not possible.  Extracted from the Kansas State Board of Agriculture's March 1879 Quarterly Report and provided to you online at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library...

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