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date: 18 May 2022

Southern Tenant Farmers' Union and National Farm Labor Union. 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Alex LichtensteinAlex Lichtenstein

Galvanized by a 1934 visit to northeast Arkansas by the socialist leader Norman Thomas, local Socialist party members H.L. Mitchell and Clay East helped found the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union (STFU). Initially focused on securing for sharecroppers government payments under the ... ...

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