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America Has Plenty of Food for Everyone

Stylish, brief text on this poster has been paired with a reassuring illustration of an idealistic, confident and healthy nuclear family. Behind them, farmers continue working.

In his attempt to balance the supply and demand of farm commodities, FDR set up the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA) to control seven select crops and pay farmers to take some of their land out of use. 19 This poster was designed to quell any public distrust of this particular AAA policy.

Agricultural Adjustment Administration, USDA, c. 1936.

Source: Special Collections, National Agricultural Library