American communities: a forest-products community, Crossett, Arkansas. by Educational Research Council of America. Social Science Staff.

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Describes the history, growth, and community life of a small lumbering town in Arkansas. Explains, with the aid of color photographs, how wood is used to make paper.

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SeriesConcepts and inquiry, the Educational Research Council social science program, Concepts and understanding.
LC ClassificationsSD144.A8 E38
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Pagination71 p.
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4911712M
LC Control Number76101440

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Crossett: The Community, the Company, and Change By GEORGE WALTER BALOGH* 14 Concord Drive, Conway, Arkansas I he forest products industry has had a major economic impact on the South and West during the twentieth century.

The Crossett Company and it successor, the Crossett Division of the Georgia-Pacific Corporation. American Communities: A Forest Products Community: Crossett Arkansas [juvenile Agricultural biography] Imprint: Former School Library Book, Stamps and Pocket, Educational Research Council of America / Edition: Sticker Mark on Cover.

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Reach out today and find out how you can play a part by becoming a volunteer in Crossett. Likewise, Crossett avoided the upheavals some communities felt as a result of the civil rights movement. Following the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas decision inleaders in both the black and white communities engaged in talks which finally resulted in the integration of the Crossett schools in without incident.

The second line of study was to set up demonstration projects in Arkansas; two demonstration sites were selected, a rural unit in Chicot County and an urban unit in the company town of Crossett.

Drs. Robert C. Derivaux and H. Taylor, successor to von Ezdorf, headed the project in Crossett, and on Apthe demonstration began with. “COMPANY TOWN” Saving the Town Amos Lassen Crossett, Arkansas is a small rural town that has been polluted Arkansas. book Georgia-Pacific, one of the nation's largest paper and chemical plants.

It is owned by Charles Koch and David Koch. They produce Brawny paper towels, Angel Soft toilet paper, and Dixie cups. Neighbors work for the mill. Outside of Crossett (Ashley Crossett, where the old railroad American communities: a forest-products community once lay, an unexplained light has become a local legend.

It has reportedly been seen consistently since the early s by multitudes of people. The light is typically seen floating two to three feet above the ground but also is said to move into the treetops and sometimes side to side.

The light reportedly disappears as. Edward Savage Crossett was a pioneer Arkansas lumberman during the late nineteenth century. As the great Southern forest was being developed to meet a growing nation’s need for lumber and wood fiber, Crossett and two associates—all from Davenport, Iowa—came to south Arkansas, acquired land, and began a sawmilling operation that was one of the largest of its kind.

American communities: a forest-products community These owners controlled a majority of the forest in the southern US, and had long been recognized as potential if oft-neglected, wasteful and exploited contributors to the American forest products industry (e.g.

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