1880-1918 History of West Africa Liberia
1939-1960





Liberia 1919-1939



In the 1920es, FIRESTONE established a huge Rubber plantation. Now, Liberia's finances were set on a stable footing. Scandals proved that Liberia tolerated the export of slaves to Spanish Fernando Poo in 1931. International control was proposed, but President EDWIN BARCLAY (1931-1944) was able to avoid it.





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FILES
Liberia, history of, from Infoplease
History of Liberia, by Joseph K. Tellewoyan, detailed
Liberia History Timeline, from American Colonization Society Collection, detailed
DOCUMENTS Flag of Liberia from FOTW
REFERENCE Article : Liberia, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1919 pp.1040-1044, 1924 pp.1082-1085, 1925 pp.1091-1094, 1926 pp.1057-1060, 1928 pp.1086-1090, 1929 pp.1069-1073, 1932 pp.1085-1089, 1937 pp.1121-1124 [G]
Article : Liberia, in : Americana Annual 1927 p.498, 1928 pp.453-454, 1930 pp.441-442, 1931 pp.442-443, 1932 pp.409-410, 1933 pp.432-433, 1934 p.335, 1935 pp.402-403, 1936 pp.404-405, 1937 pp.409-410, 1938 pp.386-387, 1939 pp.485-486 [G]
Article : Liberia, in : New International Year Book 1919 pp.382-383, 1920 p.395, 1921 p.418, 1923 pp.419-420, 1925 pp.387-388, 1928 p.408, 1930 pp.432-433, 1932 pp.451-452, 1933 pp.442-443, 1934 p.377, 1935 pp.392-393, 1938 p.407, 1939 pp.433-434 [G]
Article : Liberia, in : Funk & Wagnall's New Standard Encyclopedia Year Book 1932 pp.353-354, 1933 pp.318-319, 1934 pp.333-334, 1935 pp.330-331, 1936 pp.306-307, 1937 p.309, 1938 p.313, 1939 p.342 [G]



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