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Bureau of Agricultural Economics

Economic Libraryj List No.-18

Washington, D. C., November 1940


A Selected List of References

Compiled by- Mamie I. Herb
Library, Bureau of Agricultural Economics


1. Berry, M. H. Helping the farmer reduce surpluses through the food
stamp plan. South. Agr. 70(8): 2. Aug. 1940. 6 So83

2. Carter, Keith. "Down the hatch" with surplus foods. The food
stamp plan how it works. Ncbr. Farmer 82(6): 3, 27. Mar. 23,
1940. 6 127

3. Colcord, Joanna C. Stamns to move the surplus. Survey Midmonthly
75(10): 305-307. Oct. 1939. 280.8 037
A discussion and appraisal of the food stamp plan,

4. Davies, J. Newton. Surplus foods and the food stamp plan. Northwest.
Miller and Amer. Baker 16(11): 26, 27, 29. Nov. 1, 1939. 298.8 N81

This list contains references on the food stamp and
the cotton stamp plans for the distribution of surplus
farm products. The references, many of which have not
been examined, were compiled fror; the following sources:
card catalogue of the library of the Bureau of Agricul-
tural Economics; Agricultural Economics Literature, Jan.
1939 to Oct. 1940; Agricultural Index,'1939 to Oct. 1940;
SIndustrial Arts Index, 1939 to Oct. 1940; Public Affairs
Informatr-n Service Bulletin, 1939'to Oct. 19, 1940;.
-Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature, 1939 to Oct. 25,


Describes the pUrposes and operations of the food stamp plan. i
Regulations are quoted,

5. Dougherty, Emmet. Food stamp plan in Rochester. Northwest. Miller
199(7): 8, 10, 13, 48. Aug. 30, 1939. 298.8 i381
Contains the findings of a survey by the Millers National
Federation of the operation of the food stamp plan in Rochester,
N. Y. The opinions of wholesale and retail food merchants were
sought out, as were those of local and state relief agencies,
WPA officials, representatives of the Federal Surplus Commodities
Corporation in charge in Rochester, newspaper editors, millers
and individual recipients of food stamps.

6. Duffus, R. L. In place of surpluses, food stamps. N. Y. Times
Mag. Juno 9, 1940, pp. 10-11+.
Not examined.

7. Gold, Norman Leon. Expanding domestic consumption through the food
stamp pl&i. New mechanism now in operation in many sections of
the country. State Govt. 13(9): 171-173, 189. Sept. 1940.
280.8 St2 "

8. Gold, Norman Leon. The food stamp plan. Plan Age 6(1): 15-25.
Jan. 1940. 280.8 P694

9. Gold, Norman Leon. The food stamp plan. U. S. Dept. Agr. Bur. Agr.
Econ. Agr. Situation 23(12): 18-20. Dec. 1939. 1 Ec7Ag

10. Gregory, Cliff. Parade of the week. Blue tickets. Wis. Agr. and
Farmer 66(7): 8. Apr. 8, 1939. 6 W751
"Of all the simple and quickly-operated plans for solving
the dilemma of too much food and too many undernourished people,
this is probably the bust that has been suggested."
However, it is felt that the plan is only a temporary solu-
tion after all and should be replaced by a permanent solution
as soon as possible.

11. Grimes, J. Frank. Expanding consumption of agricultural products.
The government must take a hand. Vital Speeches of the Day
5(17): 535-539. June 15, 1939. 286.8 J82
Address before the Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D. C.,
May 2, 1939.
Four steps in expanding consumption of agricultural products
are sunnarized, one of which is the stamp plan. "This plan..
will at once increase the consumption of agricultural products;
while at the same time, be rendering a great service to those
unfortunates on relief nnd those with inadequate incomes."

12. Hart, H. M. Food stamps in Texas. Banking 33: 61. Oct. 1940.
284.8 Am3 .
Not examined.

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13iS Haisselman, J Ba -Food orded stamp plhni South. Planter 100th year
(12): 31, Dec. 1939. 6 Sd89

14. Hetzel, Ralph. Hatchet men endanger stanp plan. Farmers Union
Herald (n.s.)14(3): 1. Mar. 1940. 280.28 FP224

15. Hooning, Gerrit Vander. Food stamp plan support advised by Nargus
leader. Jour. Corn. and Comr.ercial EN. Y.3 184: 1-A, 3-A. June
14, 1940. 286.8 J82
The president of the National Association of Retail Grocers
sees the food stamp plan relieving the overproduction and under-
consumption problem of agriculture, and endorses the movement,
not as a continuing proposal, but a stop-gap in the national
e emergency.
The Journal of Cor ierce and Comrmercial for Mar. 8, 1940,
p. 15, contains a reference to a speech on Mar. 5 by Mr. Hooning
before the Independent Association of Retail Grocers and Meat

16. Howard, Fred K. Agriculture today. Calif. Cult. 86(22): 590.
Nov. 4, 1939. 6 012
Discusses the increased spread in prices between.,the farmer
and the consumer.
"The food stamp plan which has booeen already
demonstrating some of the possibilities of streamlined market-
ing... This latter market evidently has surprising potential-
ities if wo study the evidence already accumulated in the cities
where the Stamp Plan is functioning."

17. Howe, Elton J. Stamaps for surplus. Calif. Cult. 86(19): 509, 525.
Sept. 23, 1939. 6 012
A pro and con discussion and explanation of the stamp plan
for food distribution.

18. Latham, F. B. Want in the midst of plenty; food are helping.
Scholastic 35: 13S-145. Dec. 11, 1939.
Not examined.

19. McCamrond, D. B. Blue stamps for supper. Christian Science Monitor
Weekly Mag. Sect. Aug. 17, 1940, p. 3.
Not examined.

20. Miller, Ivan C. Do we want the stamp plan? Most say yes. Food
Indus. 11(11): 629-630. Nov. 1939. 389.8 F737
The writer discusses the various Goverrnmaent plans that have
been introduced to subsidize the farmer and concludes: "The
general opinion is that, if farmers iiust be subsidized by pur-
chase of their surpluses, and as long as relief must be pro-
vided for the unemployed, the stauip plan is the best plan thus
far devised."

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21. Patch, B. W. Expansion of the food stamp plan. Editorial Rles.
Rpts., Jan. 10, 1940, pp. 23-36..
Not examined.

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22. Perkins, Milo. Agricultural aspects of food stamp plan operations;
sur'axrj of the sixth annual meeting of the National'
association of food'chains in Chicago, Illinois, on October 10,
1939. llpp., processed. cWashington, D. C.3 U. S; Dept. of
agriculture, Federal surplus commodities corporation, 1939.
1.954 P41 Eno. 1l

23. Perkins, Milo. The challenge of under-consumption; an
the fourth annual National farm institute, Des Moines, Iowa,
February 24, .1940. 37pp., processed. Washington, D. 0.., U. S.
Dept. of. agriculture, Federal surplus conrm.iodities corporation
C1940] 1.954 P41 Eno. 3]
The food stamp plan, pp. 17-20.
Results of stamp plan operation, pp. 20-28. .
Included a table which shows the percentage distribution of
various co.i-zodities secured with Blue Stamps in six areas,
July 16, 1939-January 13, 1940.

24. Perkins, Milo.. Eating the surplus...address at a meeting of the
National association of retail grocers at Kansas City...Jiune 21,
1939. 13pp., processed. Washington, D. C., U. S. Dept.' of
agriculture, Federal surplus cou-nodities corporation, 1939.
1.9 SuTEa
Reprinted in Canning Trade 61(47): 7-8, 22. June 26, 1939;
SSouthwest. Miller 18(17): 19-20. June 27, 1939; Northwest.
Miller and Axer. Baker 16(7): 14, 15, 16, 18, 19. July 5, 1939.

25. Perkins, Lilo. Feeding Anerica first; suni:.-ary of the
annual picnic of the Minneapolis central labor union, Minnearolis,
Minniesota, 5PM CST, August 25, 1940. 8pp., processed. Wash-
ington, D. C.] U. S. Dept. of agriculture, Federal surplus com-
modities corporation [19403 1.954 P41 Eno. 51

26. Perkins, Milo. The food statp plan and the farmer; statei.,eht...
before the Fruit and vegetable coru.ittee of the Ataericah.farr.
bureau federation at Chicago, Illinois, December 4, 1939.
16pp., processed. [Washington, D. C.3 U. S. Dept. of agricul- ,
ture, Federal surplus commodities corporation, 1939.
1.954 P41 Eno. 2]

27. Perkins, Mile. Stomps help pork and lard.
Iowa Homestead 65: 19. Jan. 13, 1940k

Wallaces' Farmer and
6 W15

28. Perkins, Mile. Testimony of Hon. Mile Perkins, President, Federal
surplus commodities corporation, Washington, D. C. In U. S.
Temporary national economic committee. Investigation of concen-
tration of economic power. 9, 1940, pp. 3859-
3868. Washington, D. C., 1940. 280.12 Un3986 pt. 9

29. :Plerson, H. E.. The food 'stan;p plan. Tax.Digest 18: 79-80t. Mar.
1940. 284.58 T192
Not examined.

30. .R, Z. Buttered bread for Dickie. Wallaces' Farmer & Iowa Hoiestead
E4(24): 758. Dec. 2, 1939. 6 W15
Explains how the food stamp plan makes possible nourishing
food for underprivileged children. What it means to a typical
family of Des Moines is told by the writer.

31. Rand, Harold S. The food stamp plan raises an issue. Natl. Munic.
Rev. 29(1): 14-17. Jan. 1940. 280.8 1121
"Plamnned originally as an aid to the farmer, new method of
distributing surplus foods proves boon to reliefer and retail
food merchant, but added burden to taxpayer."

32. Rippey, Stephens. Stamp plan expected to boost food sales. New
type distribution seen as revolutionary. FSCC planning to use
commodity campaign technique; brand sale expansion seen. Food
Field Reporter 7(7): 1, 29. Apr. 3, 1939. 286.83 F73

33. Taylor, George R. The first year of the stamp plan. Dun's Rev.
48(2147): 19-24. July 1940. 286.8 D92

34. Thompson, Arthur T. "We're eating it." Wallaces' Farmner and Iowa
Homestead 65(4): 121, 134, 135. Feb. 24, 1940. 6 W115
The food stamp plan offers a new outlet for surpluses for
the -lan has proved "beyond a doubt that poor city families
can and will eat a lot more if they get the chance."

35. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Facts about the experimental food-
stamp plan for distribution of surplus farm products. 3pp.,
processed. Washington, D. C., M.r. 24, 1939. 1.9 Ag86M
Accompanied by circular letter to employees of the Depart-
ment of Agriculture, signed by the secretary, dated March 24,
1939, and Remarks bby the secretary before a meeting of the
Food and Grocery Conference Committee in Washington, D. C.

36. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Report of the Secret&.ry of Agricul-
ture rHenry A, Wallace] the President. 169pp.
Washington, D. 0., 1939. 1 Ag84
Relief distribution of surpluses, pp. 22-23.
Describes briefly two methods used for the disposition of
surplus commodities, one of which is the food-order stamp plan.

37. U. S. Dept. of agriculture; Agricultural adjustment administration.
Stamp plan for distribution of surplus foods. 2pp., processed.
Washington, D. C., May 1939. (ECR Cornniitteemen's letter no.
210) 1.42 Ea7C no. 210

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Also issued as- 3Ct Cormthitteemen's Letter No. 18 (1.42 N75Co)
and VAL-l, a letter to teachers of vocational agriculture
(1.42 Ad4V)

38. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Agricultural adjustment administration.
Consumers' counsel division. Dayton wvorCs but wrinkles in the
food stamp plan. One of six cities to try out the new experi-
ment in better nutrition, Dayton, Ohio, shows how stamps can pull
farm surpluses through commercial channels and into the market
baskets of poorly fed citizens. U. S. Dept. Agr. Agr. Adjust.
Admin. Consumers' Counsel Div. Consumers' Guide 6(8): 3-8,
Oct. 1, 1939. 1.94 Ad4220

39. U. S..-Dept. of agriculture. Agricultural adjustment administration.
Consumers' counsel division. An experiment'in better nutrition.
The stamp plan of the Federal surplus com-iodities corporation "
offers a new attack on the old problem of moving farm surpluses
into the ho-mes of needy consumers. U. S. Dept. Agr. Agr. Adjust,
Admin. Ccc-i-umers' Counsel Div. Consumers' Guide 6(1): 3-5, 8.
Apr. 15, 1939. 1.94 Ad422C

40. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. [Bureau of agricultural economics Division
of program surveys. Report on attitudes of urbAn residents
toward the food stamp plan and toward alternative, methods of
disposing of agricultural surpluses. 13pp., processed. cWash-
ington, D. C.< Apr. 29, 1940. 1.941 R6R29

41. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Bureau of agricultural economics and
Surplus rmrl:oting administration. Domestic surplus removal
programs for farm products. 21pp., processed. Washington, D. C.,
Oct. 23, 1940.
"A report prepared...for the use of the.Agricultural Outlook
Discussion of the food stamp plan, pp. 7-10. Includes a table
giving thj following data: number of areas, number of persons
participating, and the total value of blue stamps received under
operation of the food stamp plan, May 1939-August 1940.
The food stamp plan was inaugurated in Rochester, N. Y., on
May 16, 1939. On Oct. 18, 1940, there were 208 areas included
under this program.
Discussion of the cotton stamp plan, pp. 10-11.

42. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Division of marketing and marketing agree-
ments, Federal surplus commodities corporation. Report of the
Associate administrator cMilo Perkins] of the Agricultural ad-
justment administration, in charge of the Division of marketing
and marketing agreements, and the President of the Federalj sur-
plus commodities corporation, 1939. 67pp. Washington, D ;'C.,
1939. 1 Ag84 -- .. ..

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Report on the food stamp plan, pp. 54-55. Explains how the
plan operates, points out the increased buying power it gives
to families on relief and lists some "operating highlights."

43. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Extension service. To increase consumer
buying power. U. S. Dept. Agr. Ext. Serv. Ext. Serv. Rev. 10(7):
101. July 1939. 1 Ex892Ex

44. IJ. S. Dept. of agriculture. Federal surplus coLmm.odities corporation.
Facts about' the food stamp plan to be tried out ini Rochester
upon an experimental ba.sis. 5pp., ;rocessed. 17ashinjton,
D. C.3 Apr. 1939. 1.9 Su7F

45. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Federal surplus commodities corporation.
The food stamp plan. Why it is being tried out and how it will
work in Dayton, beginning June 1. 9pp., processed. cWashington,
D. 0.3 May 1939. 1.9 Su7Fe Dayton

46. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Federal surplus cornodities corporation.
The food stamp plan. Why it is being tried out and how it will
work in Rochester. 7pp., processed. Elashincton, D. O.]
May- 1939.

47. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Federal surplus commodities corporation.
Proposed plan for distributing surplus agricultural commodities
to needy persons throu.rh normal wholesale and retail channels
of trade. 20pp., processed. [Washington, D. C.) Mar. 1939.
1.9 Su7P

48. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Office of the secretary. Regulations
and conditions governing the issuance of food order stamps, es-
tablishing the eligibility of the holders thereof to receive
agricultural commodities or the products thereof and providing
for the payment of claims made by retailers of such commodities
and products. U. S. Natl. Archives. Federal Register, Apr. 25,
'1939, pp. 1683-1685. 169 F31
Amendment in U. S. Natl. Archives. Federal Register, Apr. 29,
1939, pp. 1716-1717.

49, U. S. Dept. of commerce. Bureau of foreign and domestic co:7aerce.
Business infon;iatinn service. Blue stamp cor-modities distribution.
lp., processed. Washington, D. C., Oct. 1939.
Not examined.

50. Wallace, Henry Agard. The agricultural surpluses; address..,at a
luncheon program of the Retailers' national forum sponsored by the
American retail federation at the Mayflower hotel, Washington,
D. C., May 23, 1939. 12pp., processed. Washington, D. C., U. S.
Dept. of agriculture, 1939. 1.9 Ag8636 [no. 219]


51. Wallace, Henry A-;ard. Anniversary .statement on food stamp plan.
5pp., processed. [Washington, D. C; TJ S.' pept. of agriculture,
Mar 16, 19403. Press release. cStatement'no. 104)

52. TWallace, Henry Agard] Describes that .two-price plan. Wallaces'
; Farmer and Iowa Homestead 64(1): 9. Jan. 14, 1939. 6 W15'

53. Wallace, Henry Agard. Making abundance work for the Admerican people;
radio address...on the program of the National radio forum....
October 24, 1938. l3pp., processed. EWashington, D. C., U. S.
Dept. of agriculture, 19383 1.9 Ag8636 Eno. 2003

54. Wallace, Henry Agard. Our plan for mArketing surplus foods.
Advertising and Sellin; 32(5): 33-35, 98, 100. Apr. .1939.
238.28 Ad

55. Wallace, Henry A-ard. Plans for experimental program of surplus
distribution announced. 5pp., processed. Washington, D. C.,
U. S. DeFt. )f agriculture, Mar. 1939. Press release. EState-
rent no. 713
Sur.r-arzr of the food staup plan, pp. 2-5.

56. Wallace, Henry Agard. Rerarks...before a meeting of the Food and
grocery conference committee in Washington, D. C., March 13, 1939.
6pp., processed. Washington, D. C., U. S. Dept. of agriculture,
Mar. 1939. 1.9 Ag8636 tno. 2113
Concerning surplus food distribution for relief purposes.

57. Waugh, Frederick Vail. The disposal of agricultural surpluses and
the improvement of consiruption standards. In New research
council on marketing and food supply. Proceedings of the annual
meeting, Apr. 26 and 27, 1939, pp. 20-22. 252.004 N443M1 1939

53. Waugh, F. V. Subsidizing consumption of foods. U. S. Dept. Agr.
Food and Life Yearbook of Agriculture, 1939: 392-396. Wash-
in,,ton, D. C., 1939. 1 Ag84Y 1939
A brief explanation of the stamp plan is given on p. 396.

59. iWharton, Don. Federal food stamp plan. Amer. Mercury 49: 474-480.
Apr. 1940.
Swme abridged with title, Stamping Out Starvation in Readers'
Digest 36: 73-76. Apr. 1940.
Not examined.

60. Vhitbread, Jane. "Stamping" out hunger. Nation 150(16): 507-509.
Apr. 20, 1940. 110 N
On the food-staxp plan of the Federal Surplus Comuhodities


61. Willialas, C. G. As I sue it. That to do with our surplus airicul-
tural products. Ohio Farier 183(9): 2. May 6, 1939. 6 Oh3
A discussion of the government's plan to distribute surplus
agricultural products to people who are on relief or in the
lowest income Groups. Discusses tthe plan and in favor
of it.

62. Wiz.;, DeWitt C. Food trader ad in starp plan success. Fariaors
and business nen learn results reward tackling tough job together.
SMd. Farmer 2W(12): 16. Dec. 1939. 6 141362
This article on the stai.p plan is in the form, of a letter
to the editor of the Maryland

Unsigned Articles and Editorials

63. Agitation for enlarged food-stamn plan. Mod. Miller 66(32): 11.
Aug. 12, 1939. 298.8 W72
Editorial holding that the food star-p plan, enlarged to in-
clude low-income groups "nay be the cause of V.P.A. agitation
and promote unrest to add to the strikes and wide growing social
"Modern Miller has said that the Food Star.p plan of flour
aid other commirodity, distributirm would show an enormous increase
in relief flour distribution, probably reaching its maximum at
the approach of elections."
An article front the Se.ttle Post-Intellig;encer, urging for
enlarged W. P. A. groups, aud discussing the restriction of
operations of the food-star.-p plan due to snaCs between at;encies
Qf the government, is reprinted.

64. Attack on stcrLp plan. Southwest. Miller 18(31): 23. Oct. 3, 1939.
298.8 So82
The Ohrj..ber of Cor.nerce of the United States mide an attr,.ck
on the plams of the Department of AGriculture to extend the food
order sta-ip plan through the Federal Surnlus CoLS.,odities Coryoration
to low income groups. A careful study of the underlyinr policies
and consequence before the sta-qp plan is extended to include low
income groups, was urged.

65. Bankers, grocers join to keep food staup plan. Rochester Conrierce
cRochester, N. Y.3 Nov. 27, 1939, p. 3.
Not examined.

66. Blue stamp year. Survey 76: 201. June 1940. 280.8 037
Not examined.

67. California is about to be counted out on U. S. food stamp plan.
Pacific Rural Press 137(19): 435. May 13, 1939. 6 P112

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68. Consider scrip plan as aid to nation's needy. By our Washington
correspondent. Nebr. 81(6): 7. Mar. 25, 1939. 6 N27?
Discusses the food scrip plan pro and con, and asks and
answers questions concerning it. There is also an editorial
on this subject on p. 6, entitled Food Scrip for Relief Families.

63. Defer food sta.p fee. Prod. Rev. 89: 108. Nov. 29, 1939.
Not examined.

70. Distribute relief in regTular channels of trade. Mod. Miller 66(20):
11-12. Mpy 20, 1939. 298.8 M72
Editorial explaining briefly the plan to distribute relief
food through regular channels of trade.
The editorial also reproduces the "Chicago Daily Tines report
on this trial staump plan as an apt description of the reaction
fror. Rochester MIferchnnts."

71. Distributing surpluses of foods by starTs. Barronls 19: 5. Apr. 10,
1939. 284.8 B27
Not examined.

72. Dunp surplus in our own stomachs. Wallacest Farnler and Iowa Homestead
64(11): 361. June 3, 1939. 6 W15
"This article tells what the blue star.p plan is, where it is
being tried and what it Liay r.oan to farmers and to city people."

73. Everybody satisfied? Food Ind. 11: 212-213. Apr. 1939. 389.8 F737
Not examined.

74. Extension of food stanp plan sought. Jour. Comn. and Coimmercial EN. Y.:)
184: 13. June 18, 1L40. 286.8 J82
"Irn:ediate extension of the F.S.C.C. food sta.p plan to the
entire nation, both as an aid to the underprivileged and a stop-
gap to sustain of food sales for agriculture during
the stoppage of exports due to war conditions abroad was urged
by the National Food and Grocery Conference Com.ittee at a meet-
ing at the Hotel New Yorker here yesterday [New York City,
June 17, 19403"

75. FSCO pushes sta;qp plan despite war price rises. Northwest. Miller
200(1): 13. Oct.. 11, 1039. 298.8 N81

76. First stamp survey shows dealers, reliefers approve. Food Field
Reporter 7(14): 2, 25. July 10, 1939. 286.83 F73
Post-card survey conducted by the Dnayton (0.) Journal-Herald.

77. The first year of the food stamp plan. Northwest. Miller 17(10): 16-.:
17. Oct.. 2, 1940. 298.8 N81
Not examined.

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78. Flour distributors discuss stei.xp plan rxid free flour problems.
SNorthwest. Miller ,-.nd AiLer. Baker 17(6): 33. June 5, 1940.
298.8 N181
At the twenty-second armnnuail convention of the National Asso-
ciation of Flour Distributors held June 3-4 in St. Louis, 1,1o.,
the president, Henry Albrecht cited several changes in trade
practices, such as the free distribution of flour, and the strTr
plan which has had "gratifying results" iand should be'extended
to include bakery products.

79. Food conference cor:.,.:ittee backs stamp plan anew. Jour. Com. and
Cornnercial EN. Y.] 180: 13. May 26, 1939. 286.8 J82
Telegram sent to Secretary Wallace by the' National Food and
Grocery Conferuiico Comittee commending the way the fpod stamp
plan has been carried out.

80. Food for Newswwek 13: 38. May 29, 1939.
Not examined.

81. The food stanp experiment. [editorial] Southwest. Miller 18(3): 41.
Mar. 21, 1939. 298.8 So82

82. The food star.ip plan. Jour. Cor--, and Coi.jLercial [N. Y.] 182: 2.
Oct. 20, 1939. 286,8 J82
Editorial. "There is roon for a good deal of doubt about the
ultimate wisdom of combining the relief and agricultural prob-
len.s in one solution," nor does it seei. wise to extend the
plan with the added uncertainties injected by. the war.

83. Food stamp plan. Milk Dealer 25: 58. Aug. 1939. 44.8 M595
1Not examined.

84. Food stamp plan. Survey 75: 144. May 1939. 280.8 037
Not examined.

85. Food stamp plan aamounced by Wallace. Mod. Miller 6.6(32): 16. -Au. 12,
1939. -293.8 M72
Quotes Secretary Wallace and lists facts which "have stood
out in the reports of Sta-p Plan prograi.i operation in RDchester."

85. Food stamp plan benefits. Editorial. Calif. Cult. 86(24): 646. Dec. 2,
1939. 6 C12

87. The food staim plan in Illinois. Ill. Emergency Relief Comn. Monthly
Bul. Relief Statis. 7: 133-139. Aug. 1940.
Not examined.

88. Food-stamp plan makes hit. Business Week, no. 520, pp. 19-20.
Aug. 19, 1939. 280.8 Sy8
How Rochester families on the various relief rolls participated
in the plan to move surplus foods during first two months of
operation is presented in tabular form.


89. Food stamp plan takes new turn [in Shawnee, Okla.] Amer. Agr.
136(23): 562. Nov. 11, 1939. 6 Anm3
"Needy families in Shawnee, other than those on relief, are
now being allowed to take part" in the stamp plan.

90. The food stamp plan today. Jour. Corn. and Commercial cN. Y.3 184: 4.
June 6, 1940. 286.8 J82
Editorial reviewing the food stamp plan, its purpose, the
extent to which it is being used, and some of the results.

91. The food stamp scheme. Commercial & Financ. Chron. 149(3884):
3457-3458. Dec. 2, 1939. 286.8 C73
Criticizes the food stamp scheme and defends the attitude
taken by the Rochester banhs.

92. Food stamp surplus sale system will be expanded. Calif. Fruit News
100(2669): 4. Sept. 2, 1939. 80 C12
States that this plan was first suggested by Carlyle Thorpe
of the California Walnut Growers Association.

93. Food stamps. The Compass, Oct. 1939, pp. 3-5.
S Not examined.

94. Food stamps and the banks. Jour. Corn. and Commercial EN. Y.3 182: 4.
Nov. 24, 1939. 286.8 J82
Editorial discussing the problem that arose in connection
With the announcement of the banks of Rochester, N. Y., that
they would impose a service charge of 1 per cent for cashing
stamps for grocers in the distribution .of-surplus food products
to persons on relief. Two possible solutions are suggested.

95. Food stamps as a subsidy for low wages. Social Serv. Rev. 13(4):
687. Dec. 1939. 280.8 Sol
Critical editorial.

96. Food stamps: Broadening the plan. U. S. News 7(24): 11. June 12,
1939. 280.9 UnS3A
Notes variations in the food stamp plan as carried out in
Dayton, Ohio, Rochester, New York, and Seattle, Washington.

97. Food stamps dual purpose. West. Ft.rm Life 41(12): 6. June 15,
1939. 6 R153
Editorial on food plan in Rochester.

98. Food stamps' first week. Business Week, no. 508, 'pp. 15-16. May 27,
1939. 280.8 Sy8

99. Food stamps for the low-paid. Editorial. Jour. Commerce and Commer-
cial [;N. Y.3 181: 2. July 28, 1939. 286.8 J82

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100. Food stamps: How plan is working and proposals for its expansion.
U. S. News 7(22): 5. iMay 29, 1939. 280.8 Un33A

101. Food

stamps in America. Economist 138(5045): 804-805. May 4, 1940.
286.8 Ec7
Describes the food stamp plan and points out its merits for
the United States and its points of interest for both peace and
war to countries outside of the United States.

102. Food stamps reverse farm policy. Sphere 26(1).: 34-36. July 1940.
280.8 N215

103. Food

surplus a zyth Perkins; and Hunger iiakes poor citizens.
[Editorials3 Nebr. Farmer 82(7): 8. Apr. 6, 1940. .6 1127

104. Food surplus to the needy. Farmers Guide 96(7): 170. Apr. 6, 1940.
See also an. editorial on this subject, Stamping Out the
Surplus, p. 162.

105. Gallup says voters approve stamp plan. 70% face FSCC operation;,'.L*
new products, more cities are being added every day. Food
Field Reporter 7(25): 3, 10. Dec. 11, 1939. 286.83 F73

106. Give hungryj people more food to ent. Wallacest Farmer and Iowa
Homestead 64(7): 222. Apr. 1939. 6 7W15
Editorial commenting on the government's new plan to dis-
tribute surplus farm products to families on relief by means of
stam ps. ...

107. The greater consumption, editorial] Ilorthwest. Miller 197(9): 23.
Mar. 22, 1939. 298.8 N81

108. Half-price food for the needy? U. S. News 7(9): 12. Feb. 27, 1939.
280.8 Unr-33A
States that the country's organized grocers have been giving
much thought to a plan whereby low-income groups could buy food
at cheaper prices, thereby creating what amounts to a two-price
system. The use of scrip is proposed to put the plan into
effect. Attention is called to difficulties that will be en-
countered in putting the plan into effect.

1096 Itis

not a bread line. Mod. Miller 66(33): 11. Aug. 19, 1939.
298.8 M72
Editorial-disagreeing with comment of the Chicago Daily News
to the effect that distribution of F.S.C.C. foods to persons not
on relief is food given to hungry, starving people who are
begging for food.

110. Large food stamp sum. Southwest. Miller 18(25): 23. Aug. 22, 1939.
298.8 So82


111. Let them eat up the surplus. Wallaces' Farmer and Iowa Homestead
64(5): 168.. Mar. 11, 1939. 6 W15

112. "Like a raise in salary": that is a typical reaction of member of
low income group in Shawnee, Okla., on being permitted to use
federal food stamp plan is favorable among business men as well
as others; sane principle ma-y be used elsewhere if experiment
started Oct. 23 proves successful. Retail Exec., Nov. 8,
19399.p. 3t.
Not examined.

113. Lure of Ifree money and the Istamp plan.' U. S. News 8(9): 12.
Mar. 1, 1940. 280.8 Un33A
The background against which the staw-p plan operates is
described in this article. The writer explains how the plan
works in practice, and why it pleases everybody Government,
business and the unemployed.

114. A million-dollar dent in fariiiL surpluses: what food stamp plan has
accomplished. U. S. News 7(43): 9. Oct. 23, 1939. 280.8 Un33A

115. Mirage. Northwest. Miller 199(4): 23. Aug. 9, 1939. 298.8 N81
Editorial discussing the "possibilities and implications"
of the extension of the food stamp plan to all low income
families, shortly to be tried out in Oklahoma.

116. Mr. Wallace's new panacea. rEditorial] Missouri Farmer 31(15): 8.
Aug. 1, 1939. 6 M696

117. Modified food stamp suggested by leaders. Wis. Agr. and Farmer
66(13): 9. July l, 1939. 6 W751
An explanation of a proposed plan whereby the Wisconsin legis-
lature "could divert part of the regular relief funds for food
stamp redemption." There is also a short editorial on this sub-
ject on p. 8, entitled Thatls Your Idea of This?

118. Nationwide food stamp plan. Business Week, no. 538, pp. 18, 20.
Dec. 23,"1939. 280.8 Sy8
Two lists accompany this article. One shows the places where
the food'statp plan is in operation, and the other shows how
reliefers spend their blue stamps in six areas;

119. New distribution plan for surplus food. Mod. Miller 66(9): 12.
Mar. 4, 1939. 298.8 M72
The olan is discussed editorially on p. 11, under the cap-
tion: The Latest New Deal Plan.

130. New food relief plan is indorsed by trade. Northwest. Miller 197(8):
18. Mar. 15, 1939. 298.8 N81

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121. A new plan for food relief. Pacific Rural Press 137(8): 180. Feb. 25,
1939. 6 P112
Editorial explanation of a food relief plan suggested by Mr.
Carlyle Thorpe.

122. New relief food distribution to be tried out. Calif. Fruit News
99(2646): 3-4. Mar. 25, 1939. 80 012
Editorial stating that Washington has just announced that it
will try out the plan suggested for the distribution of relief
food products that was suggested by Carlyle Thorpe of the Cali-
fornia Walnut Growers Association.

123. New-style money, more food for needy. U. S. News 7(17): 13. Apr. 24,
1939. 280.8 Un33A
A brief report on the progress of the government's plan of
distributing surplus farm products to WPA workers and recipients
of other forms of governmental aid through grocery stores or
other normal trade outlets.

124. Non-reliefers cool to stamp plan Cin Shawnee, Okla.] Business Week,
no. 530, pp. 15-16. Oct. 28, 1939. 280.8 Sy8

125. A plan to "stamp out" surpluses. Amer. Fruit Grower 59(4): 5. Apr.
1939. 80 G85
Editorial discussing and approving of the food stamp plan.

126. Plea for bread in new stamp plan. Southwest. Miller 18(15): 31.
June 13, 1939. 298.8 So82
American Bakers' Association asks general inclusion of bread
on the list of surplus foods which may be purchased with the
"blue" stamps being given to relief clients under the new food
stamp plan.
The Southwestern Miller of Aug. 8, 1939, p. 20, stated that
this plea was refused.

127. Poor will get U. S. food stamns. Business Week, no. 496, pp. 15-16.
Mar. 4, 1939. 280.8 Sy8

129. Private enterprise lends aid to free distribution; orange and blue
stamp system. Nation's Business 27: 30. July 1939. 286.8 N212
Not examined.

129. Rochester EN. Y.] enthusiastic over food stamp plan: food merchants
there say new method of distributing surplus foods works well.
Progressive Grocer, July, 1939, p. 33r. 286.83 P942
Not examined.

130. Rochester's food stamps. Banking 32: 39. July 1939. 284.8 Am3
Not examined.

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131. Scrip for surplus disposal. Southwest. Miller 18(1): 23. Feb. 28,
1939. 298.8 So82
Editorial discussing unfavorably the scrip plan as a means of
disposing of food surpluses among the low income groups. "An
ideal solution of the surplus problem and of the needy will be
achieved only when employment conditions provide jobs for all
willing workers at reasonable wnges and permit increased total
consumption of foods and other articles."

132. The scrip money plan in action. U. S. News 7(21): 12. May 22, 1939.
280.8 Un33A

.133. Scrip plan for distributing surplus food to relief workers; how
banks may be affected. Burroughs Clearing House 23: 15t.
Apr. 1939.
Not examined.

134. Scrip plan for relief food distribution. Calif. Fruit News 99(2645): 3.
Mar. 18, 1939. 80 C02
Editorial expressing approval of the method of distribution,
i.e., through regular trade channels.

135. Shape now relief idea; Department of agriculture officials receive
unanimous endorsement of grocers' group on scheme for surplus
food distribution. nAmer. Prod. Rev. 87: 542. Mar. 15, 1939.-
Not examined.

136. Stamp distribution for cotton. Jour. Corn. and Commercial IN. Y.)
180: 2. June 17, 1939. 286.8 J82
Editorial holding that, because the Government is now consid-
ering the use of the stamp distribution method to expand domestic
cotton consumption, it indicates that the results of the food
distribution experiment are regarded as favorable by the Ad-
ministration. It is considered-likely that this method of ex-
panding domestic consumption "will assume increased importance
for the future."

137. Stamp plan for Nebraska. Uebr. Farmer 82(2): 6. Jan. 27, 1940.
6 N27
Editorial discussing objections to the plan.

138. Stamp plan gains popularity. Wherever put in operation it has support
of distributors and undernourished consumers alike; helps to take
burdensome food surpluses from oversupplied markets. Farmers
Union Herald (n.s.)l4(3): 1. Mar. 1940. 280.8 F224

139. The stamp plan in practice. Jour. Cornm. and Commercial 'N. Y.3 181: 2.
Aug. .5, 1939. 286.3 J82
Brief editorial stating that officials of the Federal Surplus
Commodities Corporation and interested manufacturers and dis-
tributors of groceries have concluded that the distribution of

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food to persons on relief through the stamp plan is having "a
desirable stabilizing effect upon prices of some of the agri-
cultural commodities which have been made available under the
stamp plan."
The editorial holds in conclusion that the results to date
"are more satisfactory than many observers had anticipated."

140. Stamp plan makes prices drop. Printers Ink 187: 20. May 25, 1939.
238.8 P932
Not examined.
141. Stamp plan shows gain in several new cities. Food Field Reporter
8(2): 2, 19. Jar.. 22, 1940. 286.83 F73

142. Stamping out the surpluses. Collier's 104: 54. Aug. 12, 1939.
Not examined.

143. Stamps for Brooklyn. Arier. Batter Rev. 2: 216. July 1940.
Not examined.

144. Stamps for money at Rochester. Current Hist. 50: 52. June 1939.
110 C93
Not examined.

145. Stamps for relief. Jour. Cou. and Commercial EN. Y.j 180: 2. May 19,
1939. 286.8 J82
Editorial agreeing that the food stamps distributed to
recipients of relief or other public assistance constitutes a
supplei:entary type of paper i..oney, but that the ax.ouLit involved
i.s so small as to be insignificant. It is held, however, that
unless the experiment is conducted with great care, it can
14hasve considerable disturbing effects upon the business of food

146. Stamps help pork and lard. Wallaces' Farmer and Iowa Homestead 65(1):
19. Jan. 13, 1940. 6 1715

147., Surplus food for needy. Mont. Farmer 27(13): 6. Mar. 1, 1940,
6 M764
Favorable editorial.
There is also another article on this subject on p. 10 en-
.titled Food Starm.p Plan.

148. Tackling underconsumption. Mont. Farner 26(24): 4. Aug. 15, 1939.
6 M764
Editorial discussion of the food order stamp plan, and of
success to date.

149. Taking 'stock of the food stamp plan [in Rochester3. Northwest.
Miller 199(5): 18. Aug. 16, 1939. 298.8 N81
There is also an editorial on p. 27, entitled Dangers in
Stamp Plan.

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153. Theory vs. practice. Calif. Cult. 87(15): 414. July 27, 1940.
6 C12
Editorial calling attention to instances of chiselingz" in
the foccL stanp plan in Los Angeles.

151. Ticket dole? Time 33: 17. Mar. 1,3, 1939.
rot examined.

152. U. S. Chamber cof commerce hits starmp plan for low incomes. Northwest.
Miller 200(1): 13. Oct. 11, 1939. 258.8 N81

153. What reliefers bought with blue stamps. Business Week, no. 528, p. 30.
Oct. 14, 1939. 280.8 Sy8
A tabulated report showing the percentage distribution "of
surplus foods purchased in cities where the Federal Surpilus Com-
mnodities Corp. has tried out its food stamp plan, before and
after fresh vegetables were added to the list."

154. Will stamp money reduce surpluses? Kans. Farrmer 76(7): 3, 19.
Apr. 8, 1939. 6 K13

155. Working our food stamp plan in Rochester. Burroughs Clearing House
24: 16-1P. Jan. 1940.
Not examined.


156. C., K. Back to the fanmer. Survey Midronthly 76(8): 236. Aug.
1940. 280.8 037
Brief article on the sta.ip plan for the distribution of surplus
cotton to needy persons, and the mattress plan.

157. Clothes for needy via a stamp plan. U; S. News 7(51): 11. Dec. 18,
1939. 280.8 Un33A
"Blue that will buy cotton goods mattresses, sheet-
in,, even shirts and other cotton clothing are likely soon to
take their place aloc-,side the blue stamps that already will
buy foodstuffs for the underprivileged."
Doubt of the success of moving the textile surplus by means
of the, plan is expressed by some officials.

158. Cotton stax-mp plan r-ay be extended. Jour. Con. and Cormmercial cN. Y.]
184: 3. Apr. 8, 1940. 286.8 J82
"Benefits which will result fromrplacin; cotton under the
orange and blue starp plan of the F. S. C. C. will be of im-
measurable advantage to both the agricultural and industrial
sections of the country, Col. C. C. Hanson, secretary of the
Southern, Co-i.j.ssioners of Agriculture, declared tonight
rApril 7]."
It is believed that the trial test will be so successful "as
to result in the extension of the pro.-ram on a nation-wide basis."

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159. Cotton stamps hailed. Business Week, no. 560, pp. 34, 35, 36.
May 25, 1940. 280.8 Sy8
"Merchants are enthusiastic after FSCC launches latest nlan
in Memphis during annual festival [Memphis Cotton Carnival3"''
Springfield, Mass., has been selected as the second city in
which the cotton stamp plan will be tried.

160. 'Cotton stai-ps': how plan works. U. S. News 8(5): 15. Feb. 2, 1940.
280.8 Un33A

161. Cotton stamps next. Business Week, no. 545, pp. 17-18. Feb. 10,
1940. 280,8 Sy8
"New plan patterned after food program, but it will cost
$250 to move equivalent of a bale."

162. Hill, Grover B. Aid given by the Departiment of A-riculture in ex-
pandin! the consumption of cotton. Speech...before the Cotton
research congress, Waco, Texas, June 29, 1940. l0pp., processed.
Washington, D. C., U. S. Department of agriculture, 1940.
1.91 A2H55 [no. 23
The various steps taken to encourage the use of cotton are
discussed in this address. One of these is the cotton stamp
plan. l"It is patterned after the...popular and generally ap-
proved food stamp plan."

163. Owen, Harry N. As things look to mie. The Farmer 58(10): 9. May 18,
1940. 6 F2211
One of the articles under this heading is How to Wreck the
Stamp Plan. Mr. Owen disagrees with a statement made by Drew
Pearson and Robert S. Allen that the stamp plan will cause
farLers to grow more cotton instead of loss cotton.

164. Perkins, Milo. Can we use our cotton at home? An
Los Angeles, Cal., before a meeting of farmers, conswuers, ::,er-
chants, garment manufacturers, and workers in the textile trade,
arranged by the California Farm Bureau Federation, June 28,
1940. 26pp., processed. Washington, D. C., U. S. Department
of agriculture, Federal surplus coLmmodities corporation, 1940.
1.954 P41 Cno. 43
A discussion of "cotton in general and the cotton stamp plan
in particular."

165. Surplus cotton; cotton stamp plan. Survey 76: 111. Mar. 1940.
280.8 C37

166. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Agricultural adjustment administration.
Consumers' counsel division. Stamp planning for cotton. Fol-
lowing the trail blazed by blue food stars, now come brown cotton
stamps to weave cotton surp-luses into cotton .coods to -sive relief
to cotton growers, jobs and wa-es to workers, and clothing and
household articles to the needy. U. S. Dept. Agr. Agr. Adjust.
Admin. Consumers' Counsel Div. Consumerst Guide 6(13): 3-6.
Apr. 1, 1940. 1.94 Ad422C


167. U. S. Dept. of agriculture. Federal surplus commodities corporation.
Proposed plan for distributing; surplus cotton to needy persons
throwith normal wholesale and retail channels of trade. 9pp.,
processed. Washington, D. C., Nov. 21, 1939. 1.954 P9%

168. Wallace, Henrr- A-ard. Cotton starap plan program announced by
Secreta-ry Wallace. 7pp., processed. [Washington, D. 0.j, U. S.
Dept. of agriculture, Feb. 6, 1940. Press release rStateuent
no. 953

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Agricultural commodities'
how reliefers spend their
Rtb"taips.. 0.50"000.00 ..118,153
new products included in
plan ......... .. .. .... 105
statistics of distribution..'..153
6 areas...................... 23
Agricultural outlook conference,
report prepared for the use
of the conference.............. 41
Albrecht, Henry........... ...... .78
Allen, R. S. .......... .......163
American bakers' association..... 126
American farm bureau federation.
Fruit and vegetable com-
mittee .. ........ 0. 0.0 0... 26
American retail federation........50

Bakery products, should be
included in plan............... 78
Bankers, and grocers, join
to keep plan ...................65
effect of scrip plan on....... 133
Rochester, attitude on plan...91,
Berry, M. H. Helping the
farmer reduce surpluses
through the food stamp plan......l
Bread.............. .............. 126
Brooklyn, New York... ........... 143
Business, atti'tde on plan...... .113

0., K. Back to the farmer......156
California........................ 67
California farm bureau fodera-
tion ................. .0* ...... 164
California walnut growers as-
sociation ................. 92,122
Carter, Keith. "Down the
hatch" with surplus foods.......2
Chamber of commerce of the
United States..... ... ......11,64
.hits stamp plan for low


Chicago Daily Times, report
on reaction from Rochester
merchants toplan.............O70
Colcord, J. C. Stamps to
move the mrplus...............3
Cotton research congress........162
Cotton stamp plan.....41,136,156-168
announcement .......... **. ....168
areas having. plan,
Memphis, Tenn.,. and
Springfield, Mass........159
cost ....................*.* *.161
effect on cotton production..163
extension to a nation-
wide basis. .0............158

Davies, J.N. Surplus foods
and the food stamp plan........4
Dayton, Ohio...... .....0....38,45,96
Dougherty, Emmet. Food stamp
plan in Rochester..............5
Duffus, R. L.- In place of
surpluses, food stamps.........6

Flour................. ...........# 63
free distribution. ............78
Food and grocery conference
committee... ................35
remarks by Secretary
Wallace at meeting......56
Food scrip plan See Food stamp
Fod stamp p 5
Food stap plan........,.*,-155
agricultural aspects..........22
announcement.......... ..***.55,85
areas having plan in.
Brooklyn, N. Y.........143
Dayton, Ohio......38,45,96
Nebraska ...... .........137
Rochester, N. Y...5,46,96,
Seattle, Wash....***....96
Shawnee, Okla.......**...112
Texas..0... .... *******..12

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Food stamp plan Continued
attitude of urban residents
or plan .................... 40
"chiseling" in Los Angeles....150
discussion, pro and con .....17,68
eligibility of holders of
stamps ......................48
expansion aM extension.......61,
Oklahoma................ 89,115
proposals................. 100
to the entire nation........74
extent of use.................. 90
number of persons participating
in p an......... ...........41
payment of claims made by
retailers for commodities
used under plan.............48
popularity.......... ... ...138,162
regulations........... ... ...4,48
results........... 5,16,18,23,31,
first year.......... .....33,77
typical family, Des
Moines, la...............30
suggested by Carlyle
hfldre .;. .; ; j'...;...9 2,121,122
survey 'of 'operations...... .....76
Rochester, N. Y., by
Millers national
federation.. .3............ 5
temporary, not permanent
solution .............. 10,15,74
value of stamps............41,110
variatio6s in carrying
South the plan... ......... 96

*3allup poll.... ..... ..... ...... 105
Gold, .L. '
Expanding domestic consumption
through the rood stamp
l ...6 ........ ..........
Food'stamp plan...............8,9
Gregory, Cliff. Parade. of
the week ......................0.10
Grimes, J' F. Expanding con-
Ssumrption bf agricultural
products...................... .il


Hanson, C. C ............. ....s.158
Hart, H. M. Food stamps
in Texas........................1
Hasselman, J. B. Food order
stamp plan .......... .m.....*.S13
Hetzel, Ralph;2 'Hatchet men
endanger stamp plan........... 14
Hill, G. B. Aid giVefi by
the Department of agriculture
in expanding th&'consumption
of cotton............. .........162
Hooning, G. V. Food stamp
plan support advised by
Nargus leader ........... "."..15
Howard, F. K. Agriculture
today......... .. 16
Howe, E. J. Stamps for
surplus................ .......17

Illinois. Emergency relief
commission. Food stamp
plan in Illinois'.............87
Independent association of
retail grocers and meat
dealers ..........15

Lard See Pork and lard
Latham, F. B. Want in the
midst of plenty; food
stamps are helping............18
Los Angeles, California.........150

MCahinbhd, D B.'' Blue
st'tamps" fbr" super. 19
Mattfrebs'plan ...............156
Memphis cotton carnival.........159
Millert, I. C. Do we want
the. stamp plan'?.'.' "... .....*... 20
Millers national federation
survey of bper&tatbh'n bf' 'the
food starmp pla&i in
Rochester, N.' .Y..............5
Minneapolis central labor
" union Minneapolis, Minn......25
Modified plan suggested by
Wisconsin lebdbr ............ 117

Natlboal ssbciat'ibn of flour

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National association of food
chains ......................... 22 association of retail
grocers.................... 15,24
National farm institute,
Des Moines, la.................23
National food and grocery
conference committee........74,79
Nebraska......................... 137
New England research council
on marketing and food
supply ....... ................. 57

Oklahoma .................... ..... 115
Owen, H. N. As things look
to me ...... ..... ...... .. 163

Patch, B. W. Expansion of
the food stamp plan............21
Pearson, Drew.................... 163
Perkins, Milo
Agricultural aspects of
food stamp plan opera-
tions ....................... 22
Can we use our cotton at
home ? .............. .... 164
Challenge of under-consumn-
tion .................... ....23
Eating the surplus.............24
Feeding America first..........25
Food stamp plan and the
farmer ....................... 26
Stamps help pork and lard......27
Testimony ............ ..........28
Pierson, H. E. Food stamp
plan ........................... 29
Pork and lard................. 27,146
effect of plan on.........139,140
spreads........................ 16
Purchasing power, increase of..42,43

R., Z. Buttered bread for
Dickie ......................... 30
Rand, H. S. Food stamp
plan raises an issue...........31
Retailers' national forum......... 50


Rippey, Stephens. Stamp plan
expected to boost food
Rochester, New York....85,88,96,97,
announcement of a
service charge for
cashing stamps for
grocers.... .... ........94
attitude defended..........91
how plan will work in.........46
inauguration of plan in....41,44
merchants, attitude on plan..129
survey of operations of
plan ........9 ....... ...... ..5

Scrip plan Seo Food stamp plan
Seattle, Washington ...... .......96
Shawnee, Oklahoma...........112,124
plan extended to needy
families ...................89
Springfield, Massachusetts......159
Stamping out starvation..........59

Ta-ylor, G. R. First year of
the stap plan.....,.........33
Texas. ............... ...........12
Thompson, A. T. ."We're oat-
i"2& it" 99999999934
i g i ..t ........ ..... ...
Thorne, Carlyle..........92,121,122
Two-price plan..............52,108

U. S. Dept. of agriculture
Agricultural surpluses........50
Aid given by the Depart-
ment of agriculture in
expanding the consumption
of cotton.............,....162
Anniversary statement on
food starp plan.....*...... .51
Cotton stamp plan program
announced by Secretary
Wallace.....9......99 ... .168
Facts about the experimental
food-stamp plan for dis-
tribution of surplus farm
products ............. ......35

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U. S. Dept. of agriculture Cont'd
Food and life yearbook of
agriculture, 1939...........58
.letter of Secretary of agri-
culture to employees
explaining the plan.........35
Making abundance work for the
American people.............53
Plans for experimental program
of surplus distribution
announced ................... 55
Remarks of Secretary Wallace
before a meeting of the
Food and grocery conference
cori;,ittee .............. 56
Report of the Secretary of
agriculture, 1939...........36
U. S. Dept. of agriculture.
Agricultural adjustment ad-
ministration. Stampn plan
for distribution of surplus
foods............ ......... 37
U. S. Dept. of agriculture.
Agricultural adjustment ad-
ministration. Consumers'
counsel division
Dayton works out
wrinkles in the food
taim plan ...............38
Experiment in better
nutrition................ 39
Stamp planning for cotton..166
U. S. Dept. of agriculture.
Bureau of agricultural
econorgics. Food stamp plan....9
U. S. Dept. of agriculture.
[Bureau of agricultural
economics). Division of
program surveys. Report on
attitudes of urban residents
toward the b'oTod stamp plan and
toward alternative methods of
disposing oft agricultural
surpluses..... ........ ..... ...40
U. S. Dept. of agriculture.
Bureau of agricultural eco-
nomics and Surplus marketing
administration. Domestic sur-
plus removal programs for
farm products..................41


U. S. Dept. of agriculture.
Division of marketing and
marketing agreements. Federal
surplus commodities corpora-
tion. Report of the
Associate administrator,
1939 ......................... .42
U. S. Dept. of agriculture.
Extension service. To
increase consumer buying
power.......... *..... .***.. .43
U. S. Dept. of agriculture.
Federal surplus commodities
Agricultural aspects of
food stamp plan
operations......... 9. .22
Can we use our cotton
at home?. ........ .....e164
Challenge of under-
consumption; address,...23
Eating the surplus.........24
Facts about the food
stamp plan to be tried
out in Rochester upon
an experimental basis...44
Feeding America first...... 25
Food stamp plan.........45,46
Food stamp plan and
the farmer....... .. ...26
Proposed plan for dis-
tributing surplus agri-
cultural cormnodities to
needy persons through
Normal wholesale and
retail channels of
trade........ .......47
Proposed plan for distribut-
ing surplus cotton to
ne.e.dy persons through
normal wholesale and
retail channels of
trade .................. 167
U. S. Dept. of agriculture..
Office of the secretary.
Regulations and conditions
governing; the issuance of
food .order stamps....... .. .9.48

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U. S. Dept. of commerce.'Bureau
of foreign and domestic com-
merce. Business information
service. Blue stamp com-
modities distribution......... .49
U. S. Temporary national
economic committee. Investi-
gation of concentration of
economic power. Hearings...
pt. 9 ..................... ....28

Vegetables ............. ... ....... 153

Wallace, H. A.. ................. .36
Agricultural surpluses......... 50
Anniversary statement on
food stomp plan.............51
Cotton stamp plan program
announced by Secretary
Describes that two-price
plan... .................... .52
Making abundance work for
the American people.........53
Our plan for marketing surplus
foods .......................54


Wallace, H. A. Continued
Plans for experiLental
program of surplus dis-
tribution announced........55
Renmarks...before a meet-
ing of the Food and
grocery conference
Waugh, F. V.
Disposal of agricultural sur-
pluses and the improvement
of consumption standards...57
Subsidizing consumption
of foods............. ......58
Wharton, Don. Federal food
stamp plan............. ..59
Whitbread, Jane. "Stamping"
out hunger..... ........ .......60
Williams, C. G. As I see
Wing, DeW. C. Food trader
ad in stamp plan
success............ ..* .....62
Wisconsin leaders sug-
gest modified plan.........11..ll7


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No. 1. State trade barriers; selected references. March 1939; Revised ,
June 1940. '

No. 2. The frozen food industry; selected references, January 1937 to "
.... March 1939. April 1939. ...

No. 3. High drafting in cotton spimanning; selected references. April. 19.qG

N6; 4;" Egg auctions; selected references. July 1939.

No. 5. Acts administered by Agricultural Marketing Service. October 1939.
No. 6. Periodicals relating to shipping, October 1939.

No. 7. Electrical properties of cotton.; some references to the Ulterawt'teg.
1931-date. November 1939.

No. 8e Sea island cotton; selected reference%. November 1939.

No. 9. Cotton picking machinery; a short list of references. March 1940.

No. 10. The tomato industry in Puerto Rico and Cuba; a short list of ref.-
erences. June 1940.

N'). 11. The dairy industry in the United States; selected references on
the economic aspects of the industry. July 1940.

No. 12. Planning for the farmer; a short reading ; list of free and inex-
pensive r.aterial. July 1940. I

N-). 13. Indirect flood damages; a list of references. August a940. .
.. ....... ...
No. 14. Relocation of faru families; selected references on settler relo-
cation. September 1940. :4,
.. ..i ...."..E:
No. 15. Homestead tax exemption in the United States; a selected list of
references. October 1940.

No. 16. Mate; a list of references. October 1940.

No. 17. Exhibits; a selected list of references. November 1940.

No. 18. Food and cotton stamp plans; a selected list of references.
November 1940.

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