his study was made possible through the cooperation of the State and Federal Work Projects Administration and the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. The project is officially designated as W. P.A. Project No. 265-1-74-57. The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of the following persons: church survey; high school Superintendent who supplied lists of their tuition students; and business men of Brown County trade centers who volunteered information regarding the extent of interpretation, however, rests with the authors rather than with the persons who supplied the data. People can be most effectively reached and influenced through the social groups to which their belong. It is the purpose of this pamphlet to assist planning groups and other action agencies in Brown by locating the principle rural grouping s in the form of neighborhoods and communities of the County. For a better understanding of the present day status and function of these social groupings, a brief historical sketch given, with emphasis on the factors leading to the emergence of the rural community which encompasses both town and country.
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Kumlien, W. F. and Scandrette, C., "The Emerging Rural Communities of Brown County" (1942). Agricultural Experiment Station Rural Sociology Pamphlets (1940-1977). 101.