Solaris Farm; A Story of the Twentieth Century

TitleSolaris Farm; A Story of the Twentieth Century
Year for Search1900
AuthorsEdson, Milan C.(1839-1921)
Date Published1900
PublisherAuthor
Place PublishedWashington, DC
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Detailed picture of the development of a communal system. The farm should have at least five thousand acres and be incorporated as a joint stock company, and the there is much detail on farming methods. Two hundred and fifty couples to form the community. The cooperative farm provides a radical improvement of rural life through better living conditions, less strenuous work, and intellectual stimulation through a wide variety of clubs. Stresses the need to produce the best children and raise them to be healthy, well-educated adults. Mothers are not required to work on the farm, but many do because the work is light and enjoyable. Spiritualist and the dead are consulted about the plans for the farm. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, 1971.

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, PSt, VUW, W3,1702

Author Note

The author (1839-1921) was a Captain in the Civil War and was the son of a farmer and formerly a farmer himself.

Full Text

1900 Edson, Milan C. (1839-1921). Solaris Farm; A Story of the Twentieth Century. Washington, DC: Author. Rpt. New York: Arno Press and The New York Times, 1971. MoU-St, PSt, VUW, W3,1702

Detailed picture of the development of a communal system. The farm should have at least five thousand acres and be incorporated as a joint stock company, and the there is much detail on farming methods. Two hundred and fifty couples to form the community. The cooperative farm provides a radical improvement of rural life through better living conditions, less strenuous work, and intellectual stimulation through a wide variety of clubs. Stresses the need to produce the best children and raise them to be healthy, well-educated adults. Mothers are not required to work on the farm, but many do because the work is light and enjoyable. Spiritualist and the dead are consulted about the plans for the farm. The author was a Captain in the Civil War and was the son of a farmer and formerly a farmer himself.