Expansion of the Food-Stamp Plan

  • By:Buel W. Patch
  • Content Type: Report
  • Publisher: CQ Press
    • Publication year: 1940
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  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.4135/cqresrre1940011000

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Richard M. Boeckel, Editor

Growth of the Food-Stamp Experiment

Initiated in Rochester, New York, May 16, 1939, the J. Department of Agriculture's food-stamp plan for distribution of surplus foodstuffs among W. P. A. workers, relief recipients, and certain other groups had been extended by the end of the year to a score of areas of varied size in different parts of the country. Its early introduction in a dozen additional areas had been announced, and officials of the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation, which administers the plan, had indicated that the ...

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