Patrons of Husbandry


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Patrons of Husbandry:

see Granger movementGranger movement,
American agrarian movement taking its name from the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, an organization founded in 1867 by Oliver H. Kelley and six associates. Its local units were called granges and its members grangers.
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At least one Grange leader reminded the crowd that the Patrons of Husbandry was not affiliated with any political party, and urged farmers to vote for good, honest men, irrespective of party affiliation ("Grange Pic-nic" 1874).
A few weeks after the 1874 campaign ended, the State Grange resolved that it had "no sympathy with any past, present or future attempt that may be made by any political party or aspirant to absorb a little reflected warmth, decency or support" from association with the Patrons of Husbandry (Indiana State Grange 1874).
In his 1875 book, The Patrons of Husbandry on the Pacific Coast, Ezra S.
LE LEADERSHIP des Patrons of Husbandry et des patrons of Industry a la fin du dix-neuvieme siecle en Ontario a offert des visons ideologiques de l'harmonie des classes.
By using a variety of rural institutions, most notably farmers' clubs, the purchasing arm of the Patrons of Husbandry, and, for a period, the Montgomery Ward's catalog, farmers were able to fill their material needs through cooperative purchasing.
established the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry.
The Patrons of Husbandry (The Grange) is the nation's oldest and second largest farm organization.
Henry Allen Nutting of Berlin, who was installed as master of Berlin Grange, patrons of husbandry, comes from a family that has produced more chief executives of subordinate Granges than any other unit in the Bay State.
Members: Membership in the Grange, officially known as the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, peaked in the 1950s with about 1 million Grangers nationwide.