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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Food stamps -- United States.,
  • Food stamps -- United States -- History.,
  • Food relief -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.

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Statementprepared by the staff of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, United States Senate.
SeriesS. prt -- 99-32., S. prt -- 99-32.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 409 p. :
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17666681M

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