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Oleomargarine Bill: Correspondence, 1948

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Oleomargarine Bill: Correspondence, 1948


Aiken, George D. (George David), 1892-1984.

Published: August 31, 2006,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections


Topics include oleomargarine legislation; oleomargarine tax; oleomargarine use in hotels and restaurants disguised as butter; oleomargarine coloring; production of oleomargarine and the cornering of the cotton oil market by two companies; oleomargarine bill in the Senate Committee on Finance; rather than the Senate Agriculture Committee; the United States Food and Drug Administration and the misbranding of foods; Vermont dairy industry; corn syrup served as maple syrup.

Source Document

George D. Aiken Papers, Crate 7, Carton 2, Folder 9

Date of Source Document


Digital Format: image/tiff : Text/Grayscale: 8 bits; 300 ppi, Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL.



Time period: 1948

Format: text, letter


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Oleomargarine Bill: Correspondence, 1948, George D. Aiken Papers, Crate 7, Carton 2, Folder 9, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed January 17, 2018)


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