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- Main Title A Concise History of the Food Stamp Program
Author: Richardson, JoeCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Education and Public Welfare Division
Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
- Creation: 1979-11-16
- Content Description: The Food Stamp Program has undergone a number of major changes since its modern version was established in 1961. It is now one of the largest "welfare" programs and provides an income supplement to the food-purchasing power of more than 18 million persons each month, at a cost of nearly $7 billion annually. This report traces the history of the program from 1961 through 1979, with an emphasis on how program rules, philosophy, participation, and costs have changed over the years.
- Physical Description: 19 pages.
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Food
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Food stamps
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Welfare
Name: Congressional Research Service ReportsCode: CRSR
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- Rights Access: public
- CRS Report Number: 79-244
- Accession or Local Control No: 79-244 1979-11-16
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs8143