Economic Changes in the Southern States

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Regional Characteristics of the South

Since publication of the “Report on Economic Conditions of the South” by the National Emergency Council last July, groups of experts, members of Congress, and the public have given increased attention to the effect of chronic depression in one region on the whole national economy. The situation has been rendered even more acute by the present low price of cotton, failing export markets, and a huge carryover from last year's crop.

Last month 29 southern leaders, meeting in Atlanta, adopted a report ...

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