S I, ss 1, Cotton Mattress Making, USDA History Collection

Cover of a USDA circular promoting home production of cotton mattresses. This program not only created a market for a surplus commodity, it helped low-income rural families make a useful product that could improve their home.

Cotton Mattress
Series I, subseries 1, Documentary Files (1914-1939), Box 1.1/8, file "VI B9. Cotton mattress program, Book 1, 1940," USDA History Collection, Special Collections, National Agricultural Library.

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