Guide to Federal Records

Records of the Agricultural Marketing Service [AMS]


(Record Group 136)
1887-1968

Overview of Records Locations

Table of Contents

  • 136.1 Administrative History
  • 136.2 Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics (BAE) 1905-43
    • 136.2.1 General records
    • 136.2.2 Records of the Grain Division
    • 136.2.3 Records of the Hay, Feed, and Seed Division
    • 136.2.4 Records of the Livestock, Meats, and Wool Division
    • 136.2.5 Records of the Warehouse Division
    • 136.2.6 Records of the San Francisco, CA, office
  • 136.3 Records of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) 1887-1948
    • 136.3.1 Records of the Office of the Administrator
    • 136.3.2 Records of the Packers and Stockyards Administration
    • 136.3.3 Records of the Seed Investigation Division
    • 136.3.4 Records of the Special Services Division
    • 136.3.5 Records of the Marketing Information Division
  • 136.4 Records of the Alcoholic Beverages Committee, Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA) 1933-35
  • 136.5 Records of the Division of Marketing and Marketing Agreements of the Surplus Marketing Administration (SMA) 1927-40
    • 136.5.1 General records
    • 136.5.2 Records of the Field Audit Section
    • 136.5.3 Records of the Honeybee Control Committee
  • 136.6 Records of the Agricultural Marketing Administration (AMA) 1913-42
  • 136.7 Records of the Food Distribution Administration (FDA) 1931-44
    • 136.7.1 General records
    • 136.7.2 Records of the Office of Price
    • 136.7.3 Records of the Food Division
    • 136.7.4 Records of the Distribution Branch
    • 136.7.5 Records of the Food Industries Labor Branch
    • 136.7.6 Records of the Livestock and Meats Branch
    • 136.7.7 Records of the Nutrition Division
    • 136.7.8 Records of the Nutrition and Food Conservation Branch
  • 136.8 Records of the Office Of Distribution (OD) 1936-45
    • 136.8.1 General records
    • 136.8.2 Records of the Civilian Food Requirements Branch
    • 136.8.3 Records of the Compliance Branch
    • 136.8.4 Records of the Dairy and Poultry Branch
    • 136.8.5 Records of the Marketing Facilities Branch
    • 136.8.6 Records of the Nutrition Programs Branch
    • 136.8.7 Records of the Procurement and Price Support Branch
    • 136.8.8 Records of the Program Appraisal Branch
    • 136.8.9 Records of the Program Liaison Branch
    • 136.8.10 Records of the Requirements and Allocations Control Branch
    • 136.8.11 Records of the Shipping and Storage Branch
    • 136.8.12 Records of the Special Commodities Branch
    • 136.8.13 Records of the Wholesalers and Retailers Branch
  • 136.9 Records of the War Food Administration (WFA) 1942-45
    • 136.9.1 Records of the Office of Materials and Facilities
    • 136.9.2 Records of the Beverages and Tobacco Division
  • 136.10 Records of the Production And Marketing Administration (PMA) 1919-53
    • 136.10.1 General records
    • 136.10.2 Records of the Fruit and Vegetable Branch
    • 136.10.3 Records of the Grain Branch
    • 136.10.4 Records of the Industry Operations Branch
    • 136.10.5 Records of the Livestock Branch
    • 136.10.6 Records of field reporting stations
  • 136.11 Records of the Agricultural Marketing Service 1917-64
    • 136.11.1 General records
    • 136.11.2 Records of the Crop and Livestock Division
    • 136.11.3 Records of the Fruit and Vegetable Division
    • 136.11.4 Records of the Grain Division
    • 136.11.5 Records of the Livestock Division
    • 136.11.6 Records of the Marketing Research Division
  • 136.12 Records of the Consumer and Marketing Service 1938-68

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136.1 Administrative History

Established: In the Department of Agriculture, effective April 2, 1972, by Secretary's Memorandum 1762, supplement 1, March 22, 1972.

Predecessor Agencies:

In the Department of the Treasury:

Treasury Cattle Commission (1881-84, to Bureau of Animal Industry)

In the Department of Agriculture:
  • Division of Gardens and Grounds (1862-1900)
  • Division of Seeds (1868-1900)
  • Division of Botany (1869-1900)
  • Division of Polmology (1886-1900)
  • Section of Vegetable Pathology, Division of Botany (1887-90)
  • Division of Vegetable Pathology (1890-95)
  • Division of Vegetable Physiology and Pathology (1895-1900)
  • Division of Agristology (1895-1900)
  • Office of Plant Industry (1900-1)
  • Bureau of Plant Industry (1901-39)
  • Veterinary Division (1883-84)
  • Bureau of Animal Industry (1884-1939)
  • Division of Statistics (1862-1903, to Bureau of Statistics)
  • Section of Foreign Markets (1894-1902)
  • Division of Foreign Markets (1902-3)
  • Bureau of Statistics (1903-14)
  • Bureau of Crop Estimates (1914-21, to Bureau of Markets and Crop Estimates) Office of Markets (1913-15)
  • Rural Organization Service (1913-15)
  • Office of Markets and Rural Organization (1915-17)
  • Bureau of Markets (1917-21)
  • Bureau of Markets and Crop Estimates (1921-22, to Bureau of Agricultural Economics)
  • Office of Farm Management, Bureau of Plant Industry (1905-15)
  • Office of Farm Management (1915-20)
  • Office of Farm Management and Farm Economics (1920-22)
  • Bureau of Agricultural Economics (1922-39)
  • Dairy Division, Bureau of Animal Industry (1895-1924)
  • Bureau of Dairying (1924-26)
  • Bureau of Dairy Industry (1926-39)
  • Division of Chemistry (1862-1901)
  • Bureau of Chemistry (1901-27, to Food, Drug, and Insecticide
  • Administration) Insecticide and Fungicide Board (1910-27)
  • Food, Drug, and Insecticide Administration (1927-30)
  • Food and Drug Administration (1930-39)
  • Agricultural Marketing Service (1939-42)
  • Agricultural Marketing Administration (1942)
  • Food Distribution Administration (FDA, 1942-43)
  • FDA, Administration of Food Production and Distribution (1943)
  • FDA, War Food Administration (1943-44)
  • Office of Distribution, War Food Administration (1944-45)
  • Office of Marketing Services, War Food Administration (1945)
  • Production and Marketing Administration (1945-53)
  • Agricultural Marketing Service (1953-65)
  • Consumer and Marketing Service (1965-72)

Functions: Administers commodity standardization, grading, and inspection programs; regulatory programs; research and promotion programs; and transportation programs. Issues and enforces marketing orders. Disseminates information relative to crops and crop markets.

Finding Aids: Virgil E. Baugh, comp., "Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Agricultural Marketing Service," NC 118 (1965); supplement in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories.

Related Records:
Record copies of publications of the Agricultural Marketing Service in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.
Records of the Bureau of Animal Industry, RG 17.
Records of the Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, RG 54.
Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, RG 83.
Records of the Food and Drug Administration, RG 88.
Records of the Surplus Marketing Administration, RG 124.
Records of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, RG 145.
Records of the Bureau of Dairy Industry, RG 152.
Records of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, RG 180.

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136.2 Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics (BAE)
1905-43

History: Established by merger of the Bureau of Markets and Crop Estimates with the Office of Farm Management and Farm Economics, effective July 1, 1922, by the Agricultural Appropriation Act (42 Stat. 532), March 3, 1922. Administered agricultural production, marketing, research, and regulatory programs. (For an administrative history of BAE and its predecessors, see RG 83.) By Secretary's Memorandum 830, July 7, 1939, marketing service and marketing research functions were transferred to newly created Agricultural Marketing Service. See 136.3.

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136.2.1 General records

Textual Records: Miscellaneous marketing correspondence, 1914-31. General correspondence, 1922-39 (550 ft.).

Photographic Prints and Negatives: Cooperative studies of the egg and poultry industry carried on by the Bureau of Chemistry, Bureau of Animal Industry, and Bureau of Markets, and showing the preparation of chickens, turkeys, and eggs for market, 1909-19 (M, 1,285 images).

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government. Most records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics in RG 83, Records of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics.

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136.2.2 Records of the Grain Division

Textual Records: Correspondence on administration of federal grain, 1916-22, with index. Field reports of grain investigations, 1906-25. Correspondence of division officials, 1918-32. Subject file on grain standardization work, 1906-33. Library reference material concerning grain supervision, 1905-30.

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136.2.3 Records of the Hay, Feed, and Seed Division

Textual Records: Central office correspondence concerning the establishment and revision of hay grades, 1922-26. Subject correspondence of the Southwest Division Office, San Antonio, TX, 1928-33 (in Fort Worth). General correspondence and other records of the Federal Livestock Feed Agency, Kansas City, MO, 1934-37 (in Kansas City). Correspondence of the Seed Verification Section, 1927-37.

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136.2.4 Records of the Livestock, Meats, and Wool Division

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1918-28. Meatpacking industry survey questionnaires, 1916. Procedural memorandums for meat graders, 1924-39.

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136.2.5 Records of the Warehouse Division

Textual Records: Correspondence concerning administration of the U.S. Warehouse Act, 1930-39.

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136.2.6 Records of the San Francisco, CA, office

Textual Records (in San Francisco): Weekly, quarterly, and semiannual reports for San Francisco Bay Area crops and commodities, 1936-43.

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136.3 Records of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
1887-1948

History: Marketing service, research, and regulatory functions of the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Bureau of Animal Industry, Bureau of Plant Industry, Bureau of Dairy Industry, and Food and Drug Administration transferred to newly established Agricultural Marketing Service, by Secretary's Memorandum 830, July 7, 1939. AMS, except for the Division of Agricultural Statistics, which returned to the BAE, was consolidated with the Surplus Marketing Administration (see RG 124), the Commodity Exchange Administration (see RG 180), and the Division of Consumers' Counsel of the Agricultural Adjustment Agency to form the Agricultural Marketing Administration by EO 9069, February 23, 1942. See 136.6.

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136.3.1 Records of the Office of the Administrator

Textual Records: Letters sent by the Administrator and subordinate units, 1953-55. Subject correspondence of the Administrator and subordinate units, 1955. Correspondence of the Secretary of Agriculture and Assistant Secretaries of Agriculture relating to the Agricultural Marketing Service, 1954. Project review records of the Office of the Deputy Administrator, Marketing Research and Statistics, 1954-60.

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136.3.2 Records of the Packers and Stockyards Administration

Textual Records: Case files, 1921-45 (218 ft.). Correspondence, 1921-38. Audit reports, 1922-36. General correspondence of the Denver, CO, office, 1922-39 (in Denver). General correspondence of the Kansas City, MO, office, 1887-1943 (in Kansas City).

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136.3.3 Records of the Seed Investigation Division

Textual Records: Letters sent by the Seed Laboratory relating to the Pan-American Exposition of 1901. Letters sent by the Office of Seed and Plant Introduction and Distribution relating to orders of seeds, plants, and supplies, 1903-04. Central correspondence, 1917-37 (56 ft.). Correspondence of the Seed Laboratory, Washington, DC, with U.S. consuls, concerning seed importation, 1913-18. Correspondence with state agencies engaged in seed testing, seed dealers, and other persons, 1929-39. Letters sent by the Bureau of Plant Industry concerning pure seed investigations and enforcement of the Federal Seed Act, 1894-1938. Record books of seeds received and placed in the National Herbarium seed collection, 1894-1906. Case files regarding violations of federal seed laws, 1933-39. Proceedings and other publications of the Association of Official Seed Analysts of North America, 1915-48. Correspondence of the Seed Testing Laboratory, Sacramento, CA, 1927-33 (in San Francisco).

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136.3.4 Records of the Special Services Division

Textual Records: Records relating to emergency preparedness, 1963-65.

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136.3.5 Records of the Marketing Information Division

Textual Records: Records relating to manuscripts of articles and presentations, 1949-59.

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136.4 Records of the Alcoholic Beverages Committee, Agricultural
Adjustment Administration (AAA)
1933-35

History: AAA established pursuant to the Agricultural Adjustment Act (48 Stat. 31), May 12, 1933. Redesignated Agricultural Adjustment Agency and consolidated into Agricultural Conservation and Adjustment Administration, by EO 9069, February 23, 1942. Further consolidated into Food Production Administration by EO 9280, December 5, 1942; and Administration of Food Production and Distribution by EO 9322, March 26, 1943. Administration of Food Production and Distribution redesignated War Food Administration (see 136.9) by EO 9334, April 19, 1943. Upon abolishment of War Food Administration by EO 9577, June 29, 1945, functions of AAA transferred to Secretary of Agriculture, who delegated them to newly established Production and Marketing Administration (see 136.10) by Secretary's Memorandum 1118, August 18, 1945.

Beverage Section, to negotiate marketing agreements in alcoholic beverage industry, established in the Processing and Marketing Division, AAA, October 9, 1933. Abolished early in 1934 and superseded by short-lived Alcoholic Beverages Committee.

Textual Records: Reference file of Chairman John E. Dalton, 1933- 35. Records concerning regulation of brewing, distilling, and allied industries, 1933-34.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government. Other records of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in RG 145, Records of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.

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136.5 Records of the Division of Marketing and Marketing
Agreements of the Surplus Marketing Administration (SMA)
1927-40

History: Surplus Marketing Administration established by Reorganization Plan No. III of 1940, effective June 30, 1940, to consolidate administrative functions relative to market expansion and marketing agreements that had been previously assigned to the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation and the former Division of Marketing and Market Agreements of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration. (For an administrative history of SMA and its predecessors, see RG 124.) Consolidated with the AMS and the Commodities Exchange Administration by EO 9069, February 23, 1942, to form the Agricultural Marketing Administration. See 136.6.

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136.5.1 General records

Textual Records: Codes, agreements, orders, and licenses concerning milk producers, 1933-36. Records concerning suspended and relinquished marketing agreements and licenses, 1933-38. Milk marketing area files of terminated administrators, 1933-37 (189 ft.). Records concerning milk-marketing studies and surveys, 1927-40.

Related Records: Records of the Division of Marketing and Marketing Agreements (AAA) and of the Division of Marketing Agreements (Federal Surplus Relief Corporation and Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation) in RG 124, Records of the Surplus Marketing Administration.

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136.5.2 Records of the Field Audit Section

Textual Records: Letters sent by the Chief and Assistant Chief, 1934-35. Miscellaneous audit working papers, 1932-40. Audit reports and related accounting records of the Systems and Audit Unit, 1934-38. Records of the Field Audit Section, Comptroller's Office, AAA, 1933-34. Outgoing correspondence and other records relating to audits of the Chief Accountant's Office, Field Investigation Section, Commodities, AAA, 1934-36.

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136.5.3 Records of the Honeybee Control Committee

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1933-39. Ledgers and account books, 1934-39. Records of field offices in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Kansas City, and Los Angeles, 1935-40 (in Boston, Chicago, Kansas City, and Los Angeles).

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136.6 Records of the Agricultural Marketing Administration (AMA)
1913-42

History: Established by EO 9069, February 23, 1942, consolidating the SMA, the Commodity Exchange Administration, and the AMS. Administered lend-lease purchases, market stabilization and expansion programs, marketing services, and marketing regulations. By EO 9280, December 5, 1942, consolidated with the Sugar Agency of the Agricultural Conservation and Adjustment Administration, the Office for Agricultural War Relations (distribution functions), the Bureau of Animal Industry (regulatory functions), and food units of the War Production Board, to form the Food Distribution Administration. See 136.7.

Textual Records: Correspondence of the AMS and the AMA concerning marketing, with index, 1940-42 (291 ft.). Commendatory correspondence, 1918- 42. Desk file containing rules, regulations, Secretary's orders, transcripts of hearings, and other records relating to functions of the AMA and its predecessors, 1913-42.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Agricultural Marketing Administration in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government. Records of the Office for Agricultural Relations in RG 16, Records of the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture.

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136.7 Records of the Food Distribution Administration (FDA)
1931-44

History: Established, pursuant to EO 9280, December 5, 1942, by consolidation of the AMA, the Sugar Agency of the Agricultural Conservation and Adjustment Administration, the Office for Agricultural War Relations (distribution functions), the Bureau of Animal Industry (regulatory functions), and food units of the War Production Board. Provided centralized planning and coordination of the national wartime food distribution program. Placed, by EO 9322, March 26, 1943, with the Food Production Administration, the Commodity Credit Corporation (see RG 161), and the Extension Service (see RG 33) under the Administration of Food Production and Distribution, renamed the War Food Administration (see 136.9) by EO 9334, April 19, 1943. FDA renamed Office of Distribution, effective January 21, 1944. See 136.8.

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136.7.1 General records

Textual Records: Letters sent by the administrator, FDA, and divisions, relating to marketing, and by the FDA central office and its predecessors to regional offices, concerning operations and administration, 1940-43. Publications and proposed publications concerning agricultural marketing, 1931-43. Miscellaneous correspondence concerning AMS and AMA programs and activities, 1940-42.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Food Distribution Administration in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.

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136.7.2 Records of the Office of Price

Textual Records: Subject correspondence, 1943-44.

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136.7.3 Records of the Food Division

Textual Records: Correspondence and other records of the Sugar Section, 1942-44. Correspondence of the Food Conversion Section, 1942. File of the Chief of the Grain Products Section, 1942-43. Correspondence of the publicity consultant, 1941-42.

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136.7.4 Records of the Distribution Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence of the Economic Analysis Section, 1940-43.

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136.7.5 Records of the Food Industries Labor Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1942-44.

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136.7.6 Records of the Livestock and Meats Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence concerning wartime livestock industry regulation, 1943-44.

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136.7.7 Records of the Nutrition Division

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1940-42.

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136.7.8 Records of the Nutrition and Food Conservation Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1939-44.

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136.8 Records of the Office of Distribution (OD)
1936-45

History: FDA redesignated Office of Distribution, January 21, 1944. OD abolished, effective January 1, 1945, by War Food Administration memorandum, December 13, 1944. Regulatory functions transferred to the Office of Marketing Services, War Food Administration, and continued under the Production and Marketing Administration (see 136.10), with production and distribution functions transferred to the Commodity Credit Corporation.

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136.8.1 General records

Textual Records: General correspondence of the Director of Food Distribution, 1943-44, with index. Correspondence of the Organization and Procedure Division, 1943-44. Records of the Fiscal Branch, 1940-44. Correspondence, requisitions, memorandums, designations, agreements, orders, and recommendations, relating to the general commodities purchase program of the Commodity Credit Corporation, 1936-44.

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136.8.2 Records of the Civilian Food Requirements Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence concerning food requirements and school lunch and milk programs, 1941-44.

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136.8.3 Records of the Compliance Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence concerning the enforcement of war food orders, July 1943-March 1945.

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136.8.4 Records of the Dairy and Poultry Branch

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1943-44. Correspondence concerning requests for price changes and for amendment to departmental orders, 1939-43.

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136.8.5 Records of the Marketing Facilities Branch

Textual Records: Subject correspondence, 1944.

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136.8.6 Records of the Nutrition Programs Branch

Textual Records: Subject correspondence, 1943-44.

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136.8.7 Records of the Procurement and Price Support Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1944.

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136.8.8 Records of the Program Appraisal Branch

Textual Records: General and administrative correspondence, 1943- 44.

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136.8.9 Records of the Program Liaison Branch

Textual Records: Administrative correspondence, 1943-44. Records of the territorial emergency program, 1939-43.

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136.8.10 Records of the Requirements and Allocations Control
Branch

Textual Records: Subject correspondence, 1943-44.

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136.8.11 Records of the Shipping and Storage Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1943-44.

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136.8.12 Records of the Special Commodities Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1943-44.

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136.8.13 Records of the Wholesalers and Retailers Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1943-44, including some correspondence of the Special Commodities Branch.

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136.9 Records of the War Food Administration (WFA)
1942-45

History: By EO 9322, March 26, 1943, the Food Production Administration, Commodity Credit Corporation, FDA, and Extension Service (Agriculture) were consolidated as the Administration of Food Production and Distribution, renamed the War Food Administration by EO 9334, April 19, 1943. WFA administered the production and distribution of farm products and food supplies. Terminated by EO 9577, June 29, 1945, with functions reverting to the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture.

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136.9.1 Records of the Office of Materials and Facilities

Textual Records: Subject correspondence, 1942-45 (65 ft.). Administrative correspondence, 1943.

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136.9.2 Records of the Beverages and Tobacco Division

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1942. Director's administrative file, 1943-44.

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136.10 Records of the Production and Marketing Administration
(PMA)
1919-53

History: Established by Secretary's Memorandum 1118, August 18, 1945, as successor to Office of Marketing Services, to execute programs relating to national defense, including production adjustment, price support, sugar production stabilization, marketing services and regulation, transportation, and warehousing; and commodity programs and operations. Abolished by Secretary's Memorandum 1320, supplement 4, November 2, 1953, with functions transferred to the Agricultural Marketing Service (see 136.11) and the Commodity Stabilization Service (see RG 145).

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136.10.1 General records

Textual Records: Correspondence, reports, and other records assembled from various marketing agencies as a documentary history of the industrial feeding and nutrition program, 1941-47. Reports and other records relating to organizational surveys, 1947-52. Card index of articles and speeches, 1946-53.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Production Marketing Administration in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government. Additional records of the PMA, including those concerning functions assigned to the Commodity Stabilization Service, in RG 145, Records of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.

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136.10.2 Records of the Fruit and Vegetable Branch

Textual Records: Records relating to the enforcement of fruit and vegetable marketing agreements, 1933-51. General correspondence, 1942-44. Annual reports of the Fruit and Vegetable Division, 1919-36. Records of the Standard Container Section, consisting of a subject file, 1919-42; and Solicitor's case files, 1919-39, and investigators' files, 1929-40, relating to violations of the Standard Container Acts of 1916 and 1928. Records of the Food Inspector in Charge, Honolulu, HI, 1935-37 (in San Francisco).

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136.10.3 Records of the Grain Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1942-44. Correspondence and other records relating to the Advisory Committee on Grain Sanitation, 1953-54.

Maps: United States, 1951-52, showing loan-purchase agreement rates for crops in 1951 and price support rates in 1952 (16 items).

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136.10.4 Records of the Industry Operations Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1943-44. Records concerning the "A" awards program, 1943-46.

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136.10.5 Records of the Livestock Branch

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1922-42. Records of the Kansas City, MO, office, consisting of annual reports of brokers and clearing agencies, dealers and other buyers, and market agencies, 1929-50; informal complaints, 1926-53; and reports of audits and investigations, 1923-50 (in Kansas City).

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136.10.6 Records of field reporting stations

Textual Records (in Kansas City): News releases of the North Dakota Reporting Station, Fargo, ND, 1927-46.

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136.11 Records of the Agricultural Marketing Service
1917-64

History: Established by Secretary's Memorandum 1320, supplement 4, November 2, 1953, as one of the successors to the PMA. Renamed Consumer and Marketing Service by Secretary's Memorandum 1567, supplement 1, February 8, 1965. See 136.12.

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136.11.1 General records

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1935-58, with partial indices. Manuscripts of publications and presentations, 1933-59. Transcripts of public hearings on proposed marketing agreements regulating turkey hatching eggs and turkeys, 1961-62. Emergency operations files concerning the response of AMS to the 1962 Cuban missile crisis and the 1964 Alaska earthquake, 1962- 64. Project files relating to marketing, 1945-60.

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136.11.2 Records of the Crop and Livestock Division

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the Kansas City, MO, office of the Market News Branch, consisting of copies of "Crop and Livestock Report," 1948-59.

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136.11.3 Records of the Fruit and Vegetable Division

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the Kansas City, MO, office of the Market News Branch, consisting of copies of the daily "Fruit and Vegetable Report," 1917-56.

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136.11.4 Records of the Grain Division

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the Independence, MO, office of the Market News Branch, consisting of copies of the weekly "Commercial Grain Stock Report," 1940-60; and "Quarterly Feed Grain Market Review," 1938, 1942-57.

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136.11.5 Records of the Livestock Division

Textual Records (in Philadelphia): Weekly marketing reports, 1918-61.

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136.11.6 Records of the Marketing Research Division

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the Fayetteville, AR, office of the Dairy and Poultry Market News Branch, consisting of copies of "Daily Poultry Market Report," 1946-62; "Daily Turkey Report," 1951-55; and "Special Weekly Broiler Report," 1954-62. Records of state statistical offices, consisting of copies of "Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin," Columbia, MO, 1944-58; and "Market News Release," Ames, IA, 1947- 58.

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136.12 Records of the Consumer and Marketing Service
1938-68

History: Established by redesignation of the Agricultural Marketing Service, by Secretary's Memorandum 1567, supplement 1, February 8, 1965. Redesignated Agricultural Marketing Service, 1972. See 136.1.

Textual Records (in Kansas City): Records of the Independence, MO, office of the Market News Branch of the Grain Division, consisting of copies of "Weekly Hay Market News," "Market News," and "Weekly Grain Market News," 1938-68.

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