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Federal Farm Board Records, 1929-1933
Title: Federal Farm Board Records
ID: OGLMC 478
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
The Federal Farm Board was established by the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1929 to stabilize prices and to promote the sale of agricultural products. The board helped farmers stabilize prices by buying and holding surplus grain and cotton. The Farm Board was part of President Herbert Hoover's response to the downward spiral of crop prices in the years leading up to the Great Depression.
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Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Note: Transferred from the North Dakota-Montana Wheat Growers Association Records; 78-504
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Federal Farm Board Records. OGLMC 478, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid input to Archon in October 2019.
Collection Material Type: Federal Government Records
Scope and Contents: The Federal Farm Board Records consist of press releases dating from 1929 to 1933, although the bulk of the material is from 1930.