Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation; National Cotton Council of America; Cotton; Cottonseed; Soybean industry; Agriculture and state; Economic policy
Address delivered by Dupuy Bateman, president of the National Cottonseed Products Association for 1957, concerning cotton oil seed and soybean industry issues, with an accompanying letter from William Rhea Blake to Boswell Stevens about it.
Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation; Roads; Agriculture; United States. Congress. Senate.; Transportation; National Grange; Excise tax; Finance, public
Testimony of Lloyd C. Halvorson, economist with the National Grange, to the Senate Public Works Committee, sent to Boswell Stevens by Senator John C. Stennis, with an accompanying letter. Concerns the secondary highway system and the needs of...
Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation; National Cotton Council of America; Cotton; American Cotton Congress; Agriculture; Research
'It's Time For Some Straight Thinking on Agricultural Research'': address by William Rhea Blake, executive vice president of the National Cotton Council, before the American Cotton Congress, in Waco, Texas, May 5, 1959.
Elections--United States--1896.; Gold standard--History.; Bimetallism--United States--History.; Saint Francisville (La.); Foster, Murphy J. (Murphy James), 1849-1921.; Wit and humor.; Plays on words.; Medicine--Humor.
Letter to Cammie Williams from his cousin, George H. Douglas, in Morgan City, Louisiana. Douglas mentions being a "silver bug," a reference to the 1896 political debate over the gold standard versus "Free Silver."
Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation; Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901-1995; Agriculture; Cotton; Agricultural credit; Agricultural prices; Communism
Letter from Boswell Stevens to U.S. Senator John C. Stennis and his entire delegation, regarding reduction of a bill to reduce agricultural price supports at to levels below 90% parity and its effect on cotton farmers.
Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation; Farmers; Stevens, Boswell (Arthur Boswell), 1897-1986; Mississippi Chemical Corporation; Livestock; Farm credit; Federal Land Banks
Letter to Boswell Stevens from Owen Cooper of the Mississippi Chemical Corporation, regarding the loan policies of the National Farm Loan Association and the Farm Credit Administration and the need to encourage Mississippians to get in the...