Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

Oklahoma Colored Farmers

OVERVIEW

Researched and compiled by Bennie J. McRae, Jr.

SOURCE: The Negro Farmer - Saturday, June 6, 1914. Published by the Negro Farmer Publishing Company, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama. - Isaac Fisher, Editor and Business Manager


June 6, 1914

  • There are 20,671 colored farmers in the State.

  • These farmers work 2,276,711 acres of land.

  • They own 1,599,655 acres of land.

  • The value of their property, land and buildings, increased from $14,149,980 in 1900 to $47,221,793 in 1910.

  • Fifty-three and nine--tenths per cent of the colored farmers in the State own their farms.

  • Forty-five and nine-tenths per cent of these farmers are tenants.

  • In 1900, 746,916 acres of the farms worked by colored farmers were improved land; in 1910, 1,172,819 acres were improved.


Category: Agriculture | Subcategory: Oklahoma | Tags: Alabama , Oklahoma
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