Harvest of Grief : Grasshopper Plagues and Public Assistance in Minnesota, 1873-78
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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 nineteenth-century social welfare philosophy.
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Saint Paul, MN
Atkins, Annette. 1984. Harvest of grief: grasshopper plagues and public assistance in Minnesota, 1873-78. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press.