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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Produce trade"
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Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942

Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942

Date
1942-03-24
Description
This memorandum was written by E.J. Keefe, Chairman of the Food Division of the Hillsborough County Defense Council, and R.D. Jackson, Chairman of the Agriculture Division of the same organization. The purpose of the memo was to encourage shippers, purchasers, and other people involved in the marketing and sale of fresh produce to sell more Florida produce in Florida and avoiding shipping produce in from other parts of the United States. The object was to conserve transportation space, which was in serious demand during the wartime emergency. Keefe and Jackson explain thei reasoning for the request using iceburg lettuce and carrots as examples.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s419_b020_f03_01Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942TextFood conservation
World War (1939-1945)
Produce trade
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