Low-income Families: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Low-Income Families ..., 81-1, December 12 ... 22, 1949

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Page 53 - Mr. THURSTON. We will certainly make available to you, Congressman, the basic data from which this statement is made, and to the extent that they are broken down by the States, you will have it. Mr. RICH. I am interested more to find out, whoever makes this statement, if that is correct. That is a dreadful situation. Mr. THURSTON. It is appalling. Mr. RICH. It is appalling to me. I could hardly believe that myself, but I would like to be informed on it. Mr. THURSTON. Well, we would be glad to put...
Page 459 - ... the realization as soon as feasible of the goal of a decent home and a suitable living environment for every American family...
Page 149 - I am confident .that we can achieve not only our goal of a decent home in a suitable environment for every American family...
Page 94 - That the information furnished under the provisions of the next preceding section shall be used only for the statistical purposes for which it is supplied. No publication shall be made by the Census Office whereby the data furnished by any particular establishment can be identified, nor shall the Director of the Census permit anyone other than the sworn employees of the Census Office to examine the individual reports.
Page 452 - Programs, selected materials assembled by the staff of the Subcommittee on Low-Income Families of the Joint Committee on the Economic Report, 84th Cong., 1st sess.
Page 257 - President and one representative, designated subject to the approval of the chairman of each of the following departments and agencies: The Department of War, the Department of the Navy, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Labor, the Federal Security Agency, the War Production Board, the United States Civil Service Commission, the National Housing Agency...
Page 591 - Since the family is the primary institution, access to land and stewardship of land must be planned with the family unit in view. The special adaptability of the farm home for nurturing strong and wholesome family life is the reason for the universal interest in land use and rural welfare. A unique relationship exists between the family and the vocation of agriculture. The farm is the native habitat of the family. The family's welfare must therefore have the first consideration in economic and social...
Page 533 - The committee will stand in recess until 2 o'clock this afternoon. (Whereupon, at 11 :55 am, the subcommittee recessed, to reconvene at 2 pm, the same day.) AFTERNOON SESSION Mr.
Page 252 - In the first place this program does not close the gap between farm and nonfarm income. It offers a realistic beginning. In the second place, the price and income supports I have suggested, in common with all other price-support systems, falls short of meeting the needs of those operators who lack enough good land and enough capital to produce the necessary volume with the necessary efficiency for a good standard of living.
Page 593 - ... safeguard them from the inroads of land monopolists, whether the monopolists be individuals or corporations. One of the objectives of the conference is to encourage residence upon the land by families who operate their own productive and efficiently managed agricultural holdings. In accordance with sound American principles and •established Christian teaching, the conference wishes to see as many families as possible enjoy the light, the space, the air, and experience the wholesome and encouraging...

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