The crop-lien system was a credit system that became widely used by cotton
farmers in the United States in the South from the 1860s to the 1930s.
Between the end of the Civil War and the 1930s, Southern cotton farmers used
the crop-lien system for credit so that they could survive until the crop came in ...
Crop lien system (sharecropping) entrenches itself in former plantation areas ...
falling crop prices meant that smaller farmers' credit dried up with their profits, ...
1.7 The evils of the crop lien system. R. H. Whitaker, Whitaker's Reminiscences,
Incidents and Anecdotes: Recollections of Other Days and Years: Or, what I Saw
Victims of crop-lien system: former slaves and poor whites who became ... so they
took out loans to buy stuff and had to pay them back where their crop came in.
This development emerged in large part because of a new crop-lien system that
transferred land ownership from farmers to merchants. The crop-lien system ...
Aug 21, 2009 ... The Crop Lien System. PTCHistory ... Sharecropping and Tenant Farm System in
the South, LGraves1 - Duration: 5:04. DrJHaney 696 views.
The Crop Lien System. While the financial pressures affected farmers
Out of the crumbling plantation system arose a form of agricultural labor known
as the crop-lien system. Under the crop-lien system, a landless farmer and his ...
The landlord allowed 'croppers' to farm his land, usually about 10 acres, in ... The
real meaning of the sharecropping and crop lien system some seventy years ...