Years of Struggle: The Farm Diary of Elmer G. Powers 1931-1936


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some light fading to the front spine joint and some ground-in dirt to the rear panel. "If it were not for his remarkable diary, Elmer G. Powers would have been long forgotten, save by the members of his family. Powers was an Iowa farmer eking out an existence during the depression and drought of the 1930s. The most important things in his life were the land, his family, and his church.Every day for eleven years he sat down to write about the crops, his livestock, the weather, his neighbors, the family's activities, and his views on political and social issues of the day."

Title: Years of Struggle: The Farm Diary of Elmer G. Powers 1931-1936

Author Name: Powers, Elmer G. (coedited by H. Roger Grant and L. Edward Purcell)

Categories: Americana,

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher: Ames, IA, Iowa State University Press: 1976

ISBN Number: 0813806003

ISBN Number 13: 9780813806006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 27528

Keywords: Americana Elmer G. Powers H. Roger Grant L. Edward Purcell The Depression Farming The Dust Bowl Iowa Americana,