Permanent Farm Labor Program: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, 80th Congress, 1st Session on H.R. 3367, a Bill to Enable the Secretary of Agriculture Through the Federal Extension Service, to Cooperate with the Land-grant Colleges and Universities in Carrying Out a Program for the Collection and Dissemination of Information with Respect to the Supply of the Need For, and the Effective Use of Agricultural Workers, and for Other Purposes. June 16-20, 1947
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Page 160 - ... the establishment and maintenance of a permanent and effective agricultural Industry of the United States, including researches basic to the problems of agriculture in its broadest aspects, and such investigations as have for their purpose the development and improvement of the rural home and rural life...
Page 2 - Board for such prior quarter. (3) The Secretary of the Treasury shall thereupon, through the Division of Disbursement of the Treasury Department and prior to audit or settlement by the General Accounting Office, pay to the State, at the time or times fixed by the Board, the amount so certified.
Page 218 - Bureau shall investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people...
Page 2 - ... child-welfare services") for the protection and care of homeless, dependent, and neglected children, and children In danger of becoming delinquent, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year, beginning with the fiscal year ending June 30, 1936, the sum of $1,500,000.
Page 22 - I wish to thank all the members of the committee for their kindness.
Page 214 - that such State and Federal legislation be enacted and such administrative action taken as is necessary to give the same protection to migrant workers as is available to other workers ; to improve the employment status of agricultural workers ; and to establish minimum standards below which employment conditions, transportation, welfare, and educational facilities and practices shall not be allowed to fall".
Page 221 - ... be strengthened, adequately staffed and financed, and sufficiently co-ordinated to determine the minimum need for migrant workers and to facilitate the movement of essential workers across State lines and from one industry to another".
Page 189 - This large segment of our population, through community and State neglect, has been robbed of so many normal American and human rights that it is almost unbelievable.
Page 125 - I don't think it is necessary for me to go into the abuses that exist with reference to private agencies.