Quotation by for the State of Nebraska

To the cry of "follow Mormons and prairie dogs and find good land," Civil War veterans flocked into Nebraska, joining a vast stampede of unemployed workers, tenant farmers, and European immigrants.
For the State of Nebraska, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943). Nebraska: A Guide to the Cornhusker State (The WPA Guide to Nebraska), p. 74, in "The State in Review," Viking Press (1939).

Describing the aftermath of the 1860s Homestead Act and the 1860s building of the transcontinental railroad.
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