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    Agriculture: Strengthening of Farm Cooperatives
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960September 1959

    This folder contains a speech given by Senator John F. Kennedy during a tour of Wisconsin. In his speech Senator Kennedy discusses the importance of strong farm cooperatives and proposes a four-point program to benefit small farmers.

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    Agriculture: Money and farmers
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960March 1960: 10-20

    This folder contains copies of a speech given by Senator John F. Kennedy in Wisconsin regarding financial challenges faced by small farmers, such as a declining income and difficulty obtaining a loan; and introducing a four-point proposal to improve the credit policy for farmers.

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    Agriculture: Farmer’s cost-price squeeze
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196030 March 1960, undated

    This folder contains a press release and a speech by Senator John F. Kennedy concerning a penalty tax on farm cooperatives, and urges an end to the cost-price squeeze for the small farmer.

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    Agriculture: Three-point farm program
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601960: 7 April-14 May

    This folder contains speeches given by Senator John F. Kennedy in Indiana and Maryland discussing the decline in income for small farmers and proposing five-point and three-point programs to raise incomes and decrease surpluses.

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    Agriculture: Farm record highlights of Senator Kennedy
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960Undated

    This folder contains highlights of Senator John F. Kennedy’s agricultural record including legislation concerning farm surpluses; support for small farmers; and specific programs for the dairy, wheat, and livestock industries.

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