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To establish a United States World Food Study and Coordinating Commission to study world food and agricultural needs, to coordinate present United States efforts toward meeting these needs, and to evaluate the future role of United State agricultural and other resources in the light of present and projected world food and population trends.


Florence P. Dwyer, New Jersey Representative of the 89th Congress, 1st session


Congress, Committee on Agriculture

Creation Date

November 14, 1965

Creation Date


Document Type



Washington, D.C.


Florence Price Dwyer was the second woman–and first Republican woman–elected to Congress from New Jersey. She served in the House from January 3, 1957 to January 3, 1973. She was an advocate for women’s rights and a critic of the Vietnam War. Dwyer’s papers include records of public service, correspondence with peers and constituents, printed material, and memorabilia documenting her career as a member of the United States Congress. The congresswoman frequently corresponded with the residents of Essex and Union counties about the legislation of the mid-twentieth century within the federal and state government.

Inventory Location

Bay 2, Column 9, Public Service, Box 1


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Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

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