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  In 1790 farmers made up 90% of the

work force in America.

  Or 3.6 Million out of 4 million people.

In 1880 over 23 million people worked on at least one of the 4 million farms in the U.S.

Roughly 50% of the population.

Between 1900 & 1950 the country averaged

31 million people a year working as farmers. On a record high 6.5 million farms.

By 1980 there were only 6 million farmers

on 2.5 million farms in the U.S.

3% of the total population

By 1990
the number of farmers fell below 3 million, on just over 2 million farms.

In just over a generation a population

the size of New York, Chicago, & Los Angeles combined (30 million) was "Lost".

In 2015 the U.S. Census showed

for the first time in history the rural population of America declined.

Lost Americana

isn't about saving old buildings,

or preserving a way of life...

It's about what happens when

30 million people leave.

And the ruins they leave behind.