Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

Food Stamps

Summary: The Food Stamp Act of 1964 made the Food Stamps program a permanent piece of legislation. The Food Stamps Program continues to provide financial assistance for purchasing food for low-income American families today.

Date Range: 1973-1976

Online materials: Memos, letters, statements, general information on food stamps

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Additional materials: Legislation, program materials, letters, testimonies

 

Title: Senators Dole and McGovern at the U.N. World Food Programme Senate Hearing

Date: 2000-07-27

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection 1880-1996, Oversize Box, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Senators Dole and McGovern and others at the U.N. World Food Programme Senate Hearing

Date: 2000-07-27

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection 1880-1996, Oversize Box, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Senator Bob Dole and Senator George McGovern at a committee hearing

Date: 1980

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection, 1880-1996, Box 20, Folder 17, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Senator Bob Dole and Senator George McGovern, Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs, 1980

Date: 1980

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection 1880-1996, Box 20, Folder 17, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: A look at food stamps, coupons, and cards throughout history

Date: Undated

Citation: Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Anti-Food Stamps letter & Senator Dole's Reply

Date: 1974-10-10

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 259, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Food Stamp Evaluation Letter

Date: 1973-07-01

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 259, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Garden City Woman & Senator Dole's Reply

Date: 1974-07-31

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 201, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from man in Great Bend, KS & Senator Dole's Reply

Date: 1975-01-29

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 259, Folder 10, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from woman in Wichita, KS & Senator Dole's Reply

Date: 1975-02-08

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 259, Folder 10, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Why Food Stamp Participation Will Never Reach 93-94%

Date: Undated

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 18, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Senator Dole to Herman Talmadge

Date: 1976-03-22

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 18, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Memo from Herman Talmadge's Office

Date: 1976-03-25

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 18, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Editorial from Herman Talmadge

Date: 1976-03-22

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 18, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Recommendation from Senator Dole and other Senators

Date: 1976-03-11

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 18, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Statement by Senator Dole

Date: Undated

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers- Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 18, Folder 15, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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