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Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) to R. D. Cooper

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04568 Author/Creator: Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1920-1940 Pagination: 3 p. ; 26.5 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses his concern that an increase in milk prices will harm the health of poor in New York. Furthermore, he contends that the decrease in consumption will hurt the dairy industry. Desires the support of Cooper's committee.

People: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Cooper, R.D., fl. 1920-1940

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraPresidentFinanceCommerceMerchants and TradeEconomicsPovertyDiet and nutritionIndustryGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties

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