Adrienne Petty

Adrienne Petty


Assistant Professor


City College of New York

Current Project

A history of small landowning tobacco farmers in North Carolina.

Best Place for an Agricultural History Conference

Anywhere but New York City!


Crossword puzzles, Scrabble, Boggle and any other word games, gardening

Favorite Historical Figure

Pauli Murray. I'm also fascinated by Tom Watson and Toussaint L'Ouverture

Favorite Agricultural/Rural Movie

I don't have one, but I have two favorite books:Theodore Rosengarten, All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw Charles Van Onselen, and The Seed is Mine: The Life of Kas Maine, A South African Sharecropper, 1894-1985.

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