Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

School Lunches

Summary: Throughout his time in Congress, Senator Dole advocated for school lunch programs using agricultural subsidies to offer lower prices for families in need.  These programs focused on providing students with regular healthy breakfast and lunch options to be offered to them at school.

Date Range:1966-1995

Online materials: Articles, Press Releases, testimonies, reference aids, reports, Congressional Resolutions, letters and other correspondence all referencing school lunch programs.

Additional materials: Many more press releases, congressional memos, resolutions, news articles, and constituent correspondence dealing with school lunch programs.

 

Title: Letters concerning the School Lunch and Milk Program

Date: 1966-3-14

Citation: House Papers, 1960-1969, Box 61, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letters concerning the milk situation and the feed situation

Date: 1966-7-1

Citation: House Papers, 1960-1969, Box 61, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Study finds schools local food buys equal or exceed Government

Date: 1979-11-19

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1963-1996, Box 134, Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Number of Children in National School Lunch Program

Date: 1980

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1963-1996, Box 134, Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: S. 1898 - A Bill - 98th Congress, 1st Session

Date: 1979-10-16

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1963-1996, Box 135, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Report to the Chairman, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry United States Senate

Date: 1984-3-30

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1963-1996, Box 140, Folder 10, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter and News Release concerning school lunch participation statistics

Date: 1982-4-6

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1963-1996, Box 141, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letters concerning the National School Lunch Program

Date: 1981-10-27

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1963-1996, Box 141, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Impact of budget cuts in school food programs

Date: 1982

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1963-1996, Box 141, Folder 4, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Speech to Kansas School Food Service Association

Date: 1980-10-25

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1963-1996, Box 141, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: H.R. 11 - A Bill - 103rd Congress, 1st Session

Date: 1993-1-5

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 334, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Testimony of Dale Conoscenti

Date: 1992-3-3

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 334, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Press Release: Nation's School Children Headed For A Health Crisis

Date: 1991-9-11

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 334, Folder 9, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: U.S. Department of Agirculture Food Program Facts

Date: 1991 October 13-19

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 335, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: The National School Lunch Program

Date: 1990-9

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 335, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: CRS Report for Congress - National School Lunch Facts and Issues

Date: 1994-4-10

Citation: Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 543, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letters concerning school lunches, Bill #3239, and Amendment #2871

Date: 1974-4-26

Citation: Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 218, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letters concerning school breakfast/lunch programs

Date: 1975-4-7

Citation: Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 217, Folder 26, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letters concerning President Ford's cut to Child-Nutrition Programs

Date: 1975-3-13

Citation: Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 217, Folder 26, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letters concerning lack of providing school lunches to impoverished children

Date: 1970-11-27

Citation: Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 231, Folder 21, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Chairman George McGovern from Senator Dole hearings on the National School Lunch Programs

Date: 1970-11-16

Citation: Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 231, Folder 22, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letters concerning voting on school lunches

Date: 1970-3-9

Citation: Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 231, Folder 22, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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