Dairymen's League Records,1915-1946

Collection Number: 1820

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Dairymen's League records, 1915-1946.
Collection Number:
1820
Creator:
John D. Miller
Quantity:
28 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, briefs, printed case reports, speeches, articles, bulletins, press releases, newspaper clippings.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Business papers, copies of speeches and articles, and other miscellaneous papers of Miller.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Agriculturist, lawyer.
Judge John D. Miller served as Vice President and General Counsel of the Dairymen's League.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

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.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Miller, John D.
Babcock, Howard Edward, 1889-1950.
Bailey, E. M.
Benson, Ezra Taft.
Blaine, John James, 1875-1934.
Brinkley, Homer Lee, 1898-
Eastman, Edward Roe, 1885-1970.
Geyer, Don N.
Griffing, L. E.
Holman, Charles William, 1886-
Loomis, A. M.
McKenzie, H. C.
Moser, Christopher Otto, 1885-1935.
Myers, William Irving, 1891-1976.
Pearson, Frank A. (Frank Ashmore), 1887-
Phillips, Thomas Wharton, b. 1874.
Reed, Stanley Forman, 1884-1980.
Reynolds, Quentin James, 1902-1965.
Rumely, Edward (Edward Aloysius), 1882-
Sexauer, Fred Henry, 1891-
Spooner, A. F.
Stocking, William Alonzo, 1872-1926.
Thompson, F. H.
Tracy, Edward J.
Tuck, Charles Henry, 1881-1958.
Vincent, Edward F.
Warren, George F. (George Frederick), 1874-1938.
American Association of Creamery Butter Manufacturers.
American Institute of Cooperation.
Bank for Cooperatives.
Bureau of Raw Materials.
Committee for the Nation.
Cooperative Grange League Federation Exchange.
Dairymen's League Cooperative Association.
Farmers Milk Producers Association.
National Coopertive Milk Producers Federation.
National Council of Cooperative Associations.
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives.
National Dairy Union.
New York State College of Agriculture.
Southern Tariff Association.
Temple of Agriculture.
United States Chamber of Commerce.
United States Dairy Association.
United States International Trade Commission.
United States Tariff Commission.
United States. Armed Forces--Appropriations and expenditures.
United States. Agricultural Adjustment Administration.
United States. Farm Credit Administration.
United States. Federal Farm Board.
United States. Federal Reserve Board.
International Dairy Conference.
New England Agricultural Conference.

Titles:
American agriculturist.
Co-operative digest.

Subjects:
Agricultural credit--New York (State)
Agricultural law and legislation--New York (State)
Agriculture and politics.
Agriculture, Cooperative.
Antitrust law.
Banks and banking, Cooperative.
Cooperative societies--Denmark.
Dairy laws--New York (State)
Dairying--Economic aspects.
Dairying, Cooperative--New York (State)
Milk--Cooperative marketing.
Nitrate industry--Alabama--Muscle Schoals.
Politics, Practical--New York (State)
Strikes and lockouts--United States.
Tariff--Law and legislation.
Taxation--Law and legislation--New York (State)
Lawyers--United States.

Places:
United States--Economic policy.
United States--Politics and government--1913-1921.
United States--Politics and government--1919-1933.
United States--Politics and government--1933-1945.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Dairymen's League records, #1820. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, 1946
Box 1
American Association of Creamery Butter Manufacturers
Box 1
Southern Tariff Association
Box 1
Pettengill
Box 1
Oleo Margarine Boycott, mainly corres. re Federal Trade Commission complaint agst. Wisconsin Cooperative Creamery Association, 1923-1924
Box 1
Farms, Family Size
Box 1
McNary-Haugen Bill, 1928
Box 1
Butter Tariff #2
Box 1
Eastern States-Roscoe Sargent
Box 1
Holmes Case (Merle and George)
Box 1
Motor Vehicles-Automobiles
Box 1
National Dairy Union
Box 1
Keystone Cooperative Grape Association
Box 1
Richmond, Virginia-Farmers Milk Producers Association
Box 1
McKenzie, H.C.-Tariff Commission on Butter-Butter Tariff, Butter Imports
Box 2
National Cooperative Milk Producers Federation, 1944-1946
Box 2
Federal Farm Board-Agriculture Marketing Act
Box 2
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Box 2
American Institute of Cooperation
Box 2
Tariff Law of 1930
Box 2
Cleveland
Box 2
Rural Credits
Box 2
Senator Blaine
Box 2
Industrial Conference Board
Box 2
Broome and Susquehanna Companies, 20 year Celebration, Oct. 24, 1936
Box 2
Milk Bonding Law
Box 2
National Executive Committee Meetings
Box 3
Chesapeake and Ohio
Box 3
A.F. Spooner
Box 3
Fair Tariff League
Box 3
American Dairy Federation
Box 3
Washington Association
Box 3
Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Association
Box 3
Western Tariff Association
Box 3
Egg Marketing, Pacific Coast
Box 3
National Dairy Council, M.D. Munn
Box 3
American Dairy Federation, Cooperative Institute Committee
Box 3
Minnesota Cooperative Creameries Association
Box 3
Muscle Shoals Nitrate
Box 3
Cornell University, NY State College of Agriculutre
Box 3
L.E. Griffing-Certified Milk
Box 3
California Cooperative Canneries
Box 3
Susquehanna County-Stevens Pt., Pennsylvania
Box 3
Federal Trade Commission
Box 3
Economic Conditions
Box 3
Muscle Shoals
Box 4
Plants of Association
Box 4
Consumers and Producers Organization Committee
Box 4
American Farm Bureau Association
Box 4
Cincinnati
Box 4
Briefs
Box 4
Political Platforms and Conventions; 1924 , 1923 , re Agriculture
Box 4
T.W. Phillips
Box 4
Tax Problem
Box 4
Chicago
Box 4
Plants of League Association
Box 4
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Box 4
National Council, Organization Survey
Box 4
USDA Pamphlets
Box 4
Cooperative Consumer Bulletin
Box 4
Bureau of Raw Materials
Box 5
New York Friut Growers
Box 5
Montgomery Ward
Box 5
National Association of Cooperatives
Box 5
Judges Appointed by Roosevelt
Box 5
Harrisburg Address
Box 5
Board of Directors, 1931
Box 5
Miscellaneous Food Problem
Box 5
Federal Reserve System
Box 5
American Institute of Cooperation
Box 5
Legal Department
Box 5
Local Leagues
Box 5
American Agriculturalist (corresponded with Eastman), 1922-1924
Box 5
World's Dairy Congress, 1928
Box 5
World's Dairy Congress, 1923
Box 5
Tariff Act, Casein
Box 5
Casein Tariff Hearing
Box 5
Casein Hearing
Box 6
Springville, Pennsylvania
Box 6
League of Nations - J.C.J.
Box 6
Legality of Cooperative Associations
Box 6
Southern States Cooperative
Box 6
Addresses and Writings
Box 6
Pennsylvania Legislature
Box 6
Certificates of Indebtedness
Box 6
National Board of Farm Organizations
Box 6
Addresses and Writings
Box 6
Writings and Addresses
Box 6
Reserves
Box 6
Barnes Case
Box 6
National Dairy Show
Box 6
Danish Cooperatives
Box 6
Philadelphia, Milk Producers Association
Box 6
USDA, 1918-1940
Box 7
Levy Dairy Company
Box 7
Cooperative Pure Milk Association
Box 7
Vegetable Oils
Box 7
Pennsylvania Attorney
Box 7
New York State College of Agriculture, Correspondence with Prof. F.A. Harper
Box 7
National Association of Commissioners and Secretaries
Box 7
USDA Correspondence, 1941 on
Box 7
Voight Bill, 1923
Box 7
Annual Meetings of D.L.C.A., Inc.
Box 7
Indictments, General
Box 7
Honesdale, Pennsylvania, 1923
Box 7
Distributions, 1923
Box 7
Auditing
Box 7
World's Dairy Congress Association
Box 7
Montrose, Pennsylvania, 1923
Box 7
By Laws, 1923
Box 7
N.M. Pr. Fed. Condensed Milk Committee, 1923
Box 7
N.M. Federation, 1918-1924
Box 8
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 1923
Box 8
N.C.M.P.F., 1926-1928 ; (Will be found after N.C.M.P.F., 1924 )
Box 8
New Milford Milk and Cream Co., 1923
Box 8
Starrucca, Pennsylvania, 1923
Box 8
Holman, Charles W., 1927-1931
Box 8
Chicago Milk Producers Marketing Co., 1923
Box 8
National Council of Cooperative Associations, 1923
Box 8
N.C.M. Prod. Fed., 1924
Box 8
N.C.M. Prod. Fed. Annual Report; 1923, 1924, 1928
Box 8
N.C.M. Prod. Fed. Annual Meeting, 1927-1928
Box 8
Holman, 1925-1926
Box 8
NCMPF Accounts, 1922-1925
Box 9
Miller, J.D., Selling Contracts beginning with 1936
Box 9
Bonds of Buyers, 1923
Box 9
Trade Mark Sweden, 1923
Box 9
Wisconsin Organization, 1923
Box 9
Non-pooling Dairymens' Cooperative Association, 1923
Box 9
Comparative Milk Prices
Box 9
Executive League Meeting Jan. 1936
Box 9
Metropolitan Coop. Milk Prod. Bargaining Agency, Inc.
Box 9
Women-mobilizing in support of Coop. Market Movement, etc., 1934
Box 9
J.D. Miller Grade A
Box 9
American Institute of Cooperation, General File, 1935
Box 10
American Institute of Cooperation, General File, 1935
Box 10
Wage and Hour Bill
Box 10
Farm Bill; Jones Bill and others
Box 10
Farm Bill; Jones Bill and others
Box 10
National Cooperative Council, 1938-1939
Box 10
National Coopertaive Council Annual Meeting, 1938
Box 10
J.D. Miller Article
Box 11
Pennsylvania State College, Miller Address
Box 11
National Coop. Council Annual Meeting, 1939
Box 11
National Coop. Council Annual Meeting, 1939
Box 11
Copies of "Our Food Problem"
Box 11
G.L.F. University, June 1939
Box 11
Labor, 1939-1940
Box 11
World Congress on Education for Democracy
Box 12
National Coop. Council General File, 1939-1940
Box 12
Defense, National
Box 12
Farm Credit Admin. - General File beginning 1940
Box 12
Farm Credit Admin. - transfer to Agric. Dept., first envelope
Box 12
National Coop. Council Annual Meeting, 1940
Box 12
Farm Credit Admin., second envelope
Box 13
Agric. Advisory Council and Neutrality Act
Box 13
National Council of Farmers Coops., fifth envelope, 1945
Box 13
National Council of Farmer Coops., fourth envelope, 1945
Box 13
Omnibus Bill, 1941
Box 14
Retirement Plan
Box 14
NCF Coops. General File, 1941
Box 14
J.C.C., Bear Lake, Pennsylvania
Box 14
NCFC Annual Meeting, first envelope, 1941
Box 14
Tax Reduction, Mellon Plan
Box 14
Political Conventions, 1940
Box 14
NCFC General File, first envelope, 1941
Box 14
NCFC Annual Meeting, 1942
Box 14
Commodity Freezing Bull, 1941
Box 14
NCFC General File, first envelope, 1942
Box 15
Mid-summer Meeting, 1934
Box 15
Supreme Court Decisions and Opinions
Box 15
Agricultural Census
Box 15
Bank for Cooperatives, first envelope, 1935-1938
Box 15
New England Situation
Box 15
National Cooperative Council
Box 15
American Institute of Cooperation
Box 15
Bank for Cooperatives, second envelope, 1938-1941
Box 16
Producers and Consumers Org. Committee
Box 16
Marketing Agreements
Box 16
Copies of Pooling Contracts, etc.
Box 16
Senator Wajtkowskie
Box 16
Withdrawal of NCMPF from Amer. Dairy Federation
Box 16
Milk Strikes, 1933
Box 16
Lenroot-Taber Bill
Box 16
Copies of J.D. Miller Address
Box 16
Beaker Dairy Co.
Box 16
Buisness Men's Commission on Agriculture
Box 16
Robinson and Patman
Box 17
Federal Taxation, Social Security
Box 17
Dickerson Bill Pamphlets and Literature #2
Box 17
Geyer, D.N.
Box 17
Atlantic City Meeting
Box 17
Address of J.D.M. on Supreme Court Issue
Box 17
Gold Clause
Box 17
Reorganization Bill
Box 17
Uniform Milk Ordinances
Box 18
Sub District Presidents
Box 18
Robinson Patman, first and fifth folders
Box 18
Dickerson Bill, first envelope
Box 18
Supreme Court Issue, first envelope, 1937
Box 18
Statistics
Box 18
Associated Farmers
Box 18
Tugwell, Rexford G.
Box 18
Volume Differential
Box 18
Statistics on Special Subjects beginning 1941
Box 18
J.D. Miller, Emergency Committee
Box 18
Amer. Inst. of Cooperation, 1932-1934
Box 19
Committee for the Nation Corresp., Edward A. Rumely
Box 19
Budget Allotment Bill
Box 19
NCMPF Annual Meeting, 1932
Box 19
Floods
Box 19
Agricultural Adjustment Administration
Box 19
National Cooperative Council, 1933-1935
Box 19
Legal Papers
Box 19
New Orleans Indictment
Box 19
Bonding Act, New York
Box 19
Donnely Act and Amendments
Box 19
Pennsylvania Forms
Box 19
New Jersey Bank Acct.
Box 19
U.S. Food Admin., Federal Milk Commission
Box 20
Newspaper Clippings
Box 20
Mac Dermott, D.C., General File
Box 20
State of Wisconsin
Box 20
Temple of Agriculture
Box 20
Anti-trust Laws
Box 20
Cost of Milk Production, first folder
Box 20
Filled Milk, Enforcement
Box 20
Dairy Marketing Committee
Box 20
National Board of Farm Organizations
Box 20
Tariffs
Box 20
Cost of Milk Production, second folder
Box 21
Miscellaneous A
Box 21
Miscellaneous B
Box 21
Cost of Milk Production, first folder
Box 21
Contracts
Box 21
Contracts with Dealers
Box 21
Finances
Box 21
McFadden Credit Bill
Box 21
J.D.Miller, Transportation
Box 22
Copies of Addresses
Box 22
Transportation Committee
Box 22
Sullivan and Cromwell Mortgaging
Box 22
Motor Trucking
Box 22
Copies of Addresses
Box 22
Reports of Committees to U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Box 22
Edward J. Tracy
Box 22
English Munitions Case
Box 22
Gray and Co.
Box 22
Scranton Coop.
Box 22
Susquehanna County, Pa.
Box 23
Washington
Box 23
Senator Strauss, 1923
Box 23
Agricultural Conference, Jan. 1942
Box 23
American Dairy Federation
Box 23
National Cooperative Council D
Box 23
National Cooperative Council B
Box 23
Farm Credit Admin.
Box 23
Federal Tariff Commission, Casein Case
Box 23
New Milford Local
Box 23
Grain Corporation
Box 23
National Coop. Council
Box 23
Northeast Agricultural Conference
Box 24
Newspaper Clippings, three envelopes
Box 24
Copies of "Our Food Problem," and Address by J.D. Miller
Box 24
National Council Bulletin
Box 24
J.D.M. Address and Price Fixing Letters
Box 24
Tax on Cooperatives
Box 25
J.D. Miller, Two Addresses, 1939
Box 25
Political Conventions, 1939
Box 25
NCMPF, 1940-1943
Box 25
NCMPF, 1930-1934
Box 25
American Bar Association, 1930
Box 26
Closing of Plants
Box 26
New Milford Local, 1930
Box 26
NCMPF, minutes, letters, etc.
Box 26
Reed, Stanley
Box 26
Holman, Committee on Investigation
Box 26
World's Dairy Congress, Booklets, etc.
Box 26
Uniform Cooperative Laws, 1930-1931
Box 26
Uniform Cooperative Marketing Law, 1934-1935
Box 26
Edward F. Vincent, 1923
Box 26
C.O. Moser, Amer. Cotton Coop. Assn.
Box 26
Farm Board Mortgage
Box 26
Richmond Coop. Milk Prod. Assn.
Box 26
Oregon Coop. Council
Box 26
Sud-district Organizations
Box 26
J.D. Miller, Land Banks
Box 26
St. Louis, 1931
Box 27
Duties of Directors and Sub-district Presidents
Box 27
Agric. Adjustment Act, Agric. Adjust. Admin, NIRA, etc.
Box 27
Price Fixing, Misc.
Box 27
Price Fixing, General and Misc.
Box 27
Price Fixing, Specific Addresses by J.D. Miller
Box 27
Copies of "Our Food Program," addresses by J.D. Miller
Box 28
American Council Agr.
Box 28
American Institute of Cooperation
Box 28
NCMPF, 1946
Box 28
Farm Credit Admin.
Box 28
Commodity Exchange Admin.
Box 28
Tariff, 1929-1930
Box 28
Curtis-Crisp Bill
Box 28
Loan Agreement, 1940
Box 28
Burley Tobacco Growers Coop. Assn.
Box 28
International Wheat Pool Conference Committee
Box 28
Kansas Coop. Wheat Marketing Assn.
Box 28
Copies of "Our Food Program"
Box 28
Guernsey Differential
Box 28
Farm Relief Fill, 1929