1940 Census Publications

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Volume 4, Part 7: Drainage of Alluvial Lands

INTRODUCTION

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Scope and purpose of the study
  • 3. General description of the area
  • 4. Drainage enterprises
  • 5. Method of study
  • 6. Definitions and explanations

TABLES

Table  Description
1 Drainage enterprises in the alluvial lands of the Lower Mississippi Valley, by counties or parishes, Jan. 1, 1940
2 Farms and farm acreage, Apr. 1, 1940; farm land according to use, 1939; number of farms by color of operator and specified values, Apr. 1, 1940; in drainage and in nondrainage areas, by counties or parishes
3 Specified livestock on farms with percentages and averages, in drainage and in nondrainage areas, by counties or parishes, Apr. 1, 1940
4 Corn, sorghums, oats, winter wheat, rice, hay, cotton, and sugarcane harvested, in drainage and in nondrainage areas, by counties or parishes, 1939
5 Proportions of farms reporting and of harvested cropland used for corn, sorghums, oats, winter wheat, rice, hay, cotton, and sugarcane, and average yields of specified crops, in drainage and in nondrainage areas, by counties or parishes, 1939
6 Value of farm products sold, traded, or used by farm households, in drainage and in nondrainage areas, by counties or parishes, 1939
7 Work off farm for pay or income, in drainage and in nondrainage areas, by counties or parishes, 1939
8 Specified farm expenditures with averages, in drainage and in nondrainage areas, by counties or parishes, 1939
9 Farms reporting specified farm machinery and facilities with percentage of all farms, in drainage and in nondrainage areas, by counties or parishes, April 1, 1940
10 Farm mortgage debt status of owners on April 1, 1940; and farm real-estate taxes levied in 1939 on full-owner farms, in drainage and in nondrainage areas; also drainage taxes collected in 1939, by counties or parishes