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Dairy: Abernethy "Self-Help" bill (Library), 1958

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Dairy: Abernethy "Self-Help" bill (Library), 1958


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


McWilliams, R.C.;

Published: November 14, 2006,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections


Topics include H.R. 10043 by Representative Thomas Abernethy (MS), which is the same as a bill in the Senate by Senators Hubert Humphrey (MN) and Alexander Wiley (WI); bill would establish a "Dairy Stabilization Board" which would be empowered to fix prices, control production, establish the level of price supports for manufacturing milk, and conceivably take over all the processing functions; response of Vermont farm organizations to the bill; Aiken's estimation of the chance of the bill in Congress; current balance between consumption and production of milk; fertilizer payments; Vermont hearings on the "Self-Help" bill.

Source Document

Aiken Papers, Crate 8, Carton 1A, Folder14

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



Time period: 1958

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Dairy: Abernethy "Self-Help" bill (Library), 1958, Aiken Papers, Crate 8, Carton 1A, Folder14, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed January 20, 2018)


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