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Business papers of Miller include correspondence; briefs, printed case reports, and other legal papers; mimeographed and printed copies of speeches and articles by Miller and others; statistics, bulletins, press releases, newspaper clippings, and much other printed material; and miscellaneous papers. The papers pertain to accounting, finances, taxation on cooperatives, anti-trust laws, contracts, cost of milk production, economic conditions, marketing agreements, milk strikes, national defense, national political platforms and conventions, rural credit, tariffs, uniform milk ordinances, nitrates (Muscle Shoals, Alabama), Danish cooperatives; farm legislation, including the McFadden Rural Credit Bill, McNary Haugen Bill, and milk bonding legislation and other matters. Correspondents include Howard E. Babcock, E.M. Bailey, Ezra Taft Banson, Senator John J. Blaine, Homer L. Brinkley, Edward R. Eastman, D.N. Geyer, L.E. Griffing, Charles W. Holman, A.M. Loomis, H.C. McKenzie, C.O. Moser, William I. Myers, Frank A. Pearson, T.W. Phillips, Stanley Reed, Quentin Reynolds, Edward A. Rumely, Fred H. Sexauer, A.F. Spooner, W.A. Stocking, Jr., F.H. Thompson, Edward J. Tracy, Charles H. Tuck, Edward F. Vincent, and George F. Warren.

Papers also pertain to the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Amercian Agriculturist, American Association of Creamery Butter Manufacturers, American Institute of Cooperation, Bank for Cooperatives (1935-41), Bureau of Raw Materials, Committee for the Nation, Co-operative Digest, Farm Credit Administration, Farmers Milk Producers Association, Federal Farm Board, Federal Tariff Commission, Federal Reserve System, Federal Trade Commission, Grange League Federation University, National Cooperative Council (1933-35), National Cooperative Milk Producers Federation (1922-28, 1930-34, 1940-46), National Council of Cooperative Associations, National Council of Farmers Cooperatives (1941-42), National Dairy Union, New York State College of Agriculture, New England Agricultural Conference, Southern Tariff Association, Temple of Agriculture, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Industrial Conference Board, U.S. Dairy Association, World Dairy Conference, and many other organizations.

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