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Federal Farm Board Records
Federal Farm Board Records, 1929-1933
Title: Federal Farm Board Records, 1929-1933
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Subjects: Agriculture, Great Depression
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Collection Historical Note
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.
Repository: Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Method: 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 Revision History: Finding aid input to Archon in October 2019.
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