Braving the Storm: Suicide in Clay County, 1893 – 1905

Title

Braving the Storm: Suicide in Clay County, 1893 – 1905

Description

The author creates a vivid picture of turn of the century rural life as often impoverished,
harsh, and filled with economic loss. He examines the unusually high suicide rate among young farmers who lost their land in the Panic of 1893. This study uses Clay County coroner and funeral home records.

Creator

William Conner

Publisher

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2010

Rights

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf

Type

Document

Files

Braving the Storm.jpg
ConnerSpring2010 (1).pdf

Citation

William Conner, “Braving the Storm: Suicide in Clay County, 1893 – 1905,” Kansas History and Life, accessed November 20, 2017, http://othercollections.omeka.net/items/show/10.

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