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Harvest of Grief: Grasshopper Plagues and Public Assistance in Minnesota, 1873-78
Atkins eloquently portrays the extreme hardships of Minnesota farmers during the grasshopper plagues of the 1870s. She examines local, state, and national relief efforts, which she reviews in the context of 19th-century social welfare philosophy.
Paperback, 157 pages
Published November 20th 2003 by Minnesota Historical Society Press
(first published August 1984)
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