Effect of Federal Programs on Rural America: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Rural Development of ..., 90-1, June 6 ... July 12, 1967
1967 - 876 pages
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Page 327 - State, services for promoting the health of mothers and children, especially in rural areas and in areas suffering from severe economic distress, . . . the sum of $11,000,000.
Page 735 - Proud swells the tide with loads of freighted ore, And shouting Folly hails them from her shore ; Hoards e'en beyond the miser's wish abound, And rich men flock from all the world around.
Page 500 - We do not want to quibble over words, 'but "malnutrition" is not quite what we found ; the boys and girls we saw were hungry — weak, in pain, sick : their lives are being shortened ; they are, in fact, visibly and predictably losing their health, their enegry, their spirits.
Page 500 - We do not want to quibble over words, but "malnutrition" is not quite what we found; the boys and girls we saw were hungry— weak, in pain, sick; their lives are being shortened; they are, in fact, visibly and predictably losing their health, their energy, their spirits. They are suffering from hunger and disease and directly or indirectly they are dying from them— which is exactly what "starvation
Page 267 - Inevitably, bonds between distant family weaken. The roles of the grandfather and the older brother are frequently lost through emigration. Spanish-American families caught up in the rural migrant stream will often migrate in groups of related nuclear families usually under the head of a grandfather or an older brother. The oldest male is almost always the leader of the working group. As migrant labor comes to an end these family groupings settle out of the migrant stream in many different areas...
Page 247 - II, when the veterans returned from the military services and the shipyard workers came back from the West Coast. Another problem that should be mentioned is a common tendency to generalize about the Spanish Americans upon the basis of a few village studies and to assume that all Spanish American villages share the same social and cultural patterns. It is the writer's contention that research may well uncover basic differences in the culture and social structure of the villages of the upper Rio Grande...
Page 345 - Merrick Morrill Nance Nemaha Nuckolls Otoe Pawnee Perkins Phelps Pierce Platte Polk Red Willow Richardson Rock Saline Sarpy Saunders...
Page 344 - Barber, Barton, Bourbon, Brown, Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Clark, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Comanche, Cowley, Crawford, Decatur, Dickinson, Doniphan, Douglas, Edwards, Elk, Ellis, Ellsworth, Finney, Ford, Franklin, Geary...
Page 267 - As a result rates of juvenile delinquency, family breakdown, wife desertion, illegitimacy, and other indices of social deviation are increasing rather rapidly. The more exposed to anglicization the village is, the higher are the rates of social disorganization. The village boys have especially suffered. Regarding themselves as adults at the age of puberty, they find it difficult to accept female dominance by the mothers or teachers. Unable to follow the traditional pattern of working closely with...