NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

The North Carolina Tobacco Marketing Crisis of 1933

Record #:
Tobacco prices were greatly affected by both the Depression and the overproduction in 1933. Governor John Christoph Blucher Ehringhaus became an instrumental figure in unifying the state's tobacco growers in an effort to regulate and reduce production so that costs would go up. The author describes Governor Ehringhaus' efforts to restore the state's tobacco market through both state and national legislation.