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Re: HIstoriography of New Deal food and nutrition policy

Hi, don't know if these would be helpful, but they all are related to the New Deal and food: Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American food from the lost WPA files by Kurlansky; What the Slaves Ate: Recollections of African American Foods and Foodways from the Slave Narratives, by Eisnach and Covey; School Lunch Politics: The Surprising History of America's Favorite Welfare Program by Levine; America Eats: On the Road with the WPA by Willard;

Good Luck, Susan Rubenstein DeMasi

Re: HIstoriography of New Deal food and nutrition policy

Hi Michael--here are a few more possibilities. Some are a bit dated, but as you know, the history of nutrition is still getting off the ground!

David E. Hamilton, From New Day to New Deal: American Farm Policy from Hoover to Roosevelt, 1928-1933 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991).

Charles O. Jackson, Food and Drug Legislation in the New Deal (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1970).

William D. Rowley, M. L. Wilson and the Campaign for the Domestic Allotment (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1970).