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Cheap Farms for Settlers | Frontier to Heartland: Four Centuries in Central North America


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Cheap Farms for Settlers


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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Collection, The Newberry Library.

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A broadside advertising land for sale in western Iowa. In addition to selling farm land, the American Emigrant Company recruited European workers and farmers to migrate to the western United States, arranged their travel and work contracts, and handled money sent home by immigrants. Prominent business and political leaders were major investors in the company.

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Source:
CB&Q +71 A1.1
Date:
1865
Subjects:
Advertisements Education Farming Immigration Railroads
Places:
Iowa
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