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27. Gladys Baker and others, Century of Service, the First 100 years of The United

States Department of Agriculture (Washington, D. C., 1963), 109-113.

28. Letter, Harding to Wallace, October 14, 1922. Box 1, Harding Papers.

29. Stenographic Report of the Conference called by Secretary H. C. Wallace in

Washington, February 13, 1922, "To Consider Means of Re-establishing a Price Ratio of

Exchange Between Farm Products and Other Products," Typewritten Copy in USDA

Library, p. 64, as quoted by Taylor, Agricultural Economics, 590; Henry C. Taylor,

"Henry C. Wallace And The Farmers' Fight For The Right," Unpublished Manuscript

(1925), in Taylor Papers, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison; Henry A.

Wallace, New Frontiers (New York, 1934), 147-149.

30. Letter, Hoover to J. R. Howard, July 23, 1921. Copy in Box 4, Department of

Commerce-Agriculture Department, Hoover Papers, Herbert Hoover Archives, West

Branch, Iowa.

31. Letter, Hoover to C. C. Teague, December 1, 1924. Copy in Box 4, Hoover Archives.

32. Letter, Hoover to E. D. Funk, May 31, 1924. Copy in Box 3. See also "Memoran-

dum," undated [circa 1924] and marked "not to be given out." Box 4, Hoover Archives.

33. Letter, Hoover to Representative Sydney Lenroot, February 23, 1923; Hoover

to Senator Arthur Capper, September 17, 1924. Copies in Box 4, Hoover Archives.

34. Address by Herbert C. Hoover at the Cooperative Meeting, San Francisco, Novem-

ber 6, 1924. Box 4, Hoover Archives.

35. "Memorandum," undated [circa 1924]. Hoover Archives,

36. Congressional Record, 68th Cong., 1st sess., vol. 69, Part I, 100; Coolidge's complete

adherence to the doctrines of laissez faire was stated even more bluntly to the Inter-

national Live Stock Convention at Chicago on December 4, 1924, when the President

asserted the farmer's "business and his welfare are all governed by natural and inevitable

laws," Quoted in Congressional Digest, IV (October, 1925), 261.

37. Homer Walten to Brown, October 20, 1921. Copy in Case File 1-1A1, Calvin

Coolidge Papers.

38. Letter, Wallace to Brown, January 16, 1923. Copy in Case File 1-1A1, Coolidge


39. Wallace stated his objections to the bill in a letter to Senator W. L. Jones, Chair-

man of the Commerce Committee, June 2, 1924. Copy in Coolidge Papers.

40. Such rumors were given periodic official denials: Letter, C. Bascom Slemp (Secre-

tary to the President) to L. A. Andrew, September 12, 1923; Bascom to L. French,

March 6, 1924; and Slemp to William Hirth, July 30, 1924. Copies in Coolidge Papers.

41. Letter, Wallace to Coolidge, April 8, 1924. Copy in Box 2, Hoover Archives.

42. "What They Said At Galesburg Meeting" Prairie Farmer, January 26, 1924, p. 94.

43. U. S. House of Representatives, Committee on Agriculture, Hearings, on H. R.

5563, 68th Cong., 1st Sess., 1924 (Washington, D. C. 1924), 119. Reprint in Hoover


44. Henry C. Taylor, "Henry C. Wallace and the Farmer's Fight," unpublished

manuscript in Taylor Papers; State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison. Other

farm leaders felt the same way; see Gilbert C. Fite, George Peek And The Fight For

Farm Parity (Norman, 1954), 106.

45. James W. Murphy, ed., Last Speeches of President Warren G. Harding (Washing-

ton, D. C., 1923), 79.



1. James Morton Callahan, American Foreign Policy in Mexican Relations (New

York, 1932), 581. See also Fernando Iglesias Calderon to Myron M. Parker, October 5,

1920. Box 478, Warren G. Harding Papers, Ohio Historical Society. Calderon describes

an interview with Fall and tells about Fall's ideas on recognition.

2. Report of interview of Alvaro Obregon with George T. Summerlin, September 13,

1920, in "Relations Between the United States and Mexico, 1910-1929," 812.00/246421/2

Microfilmed State Department Records. Many of the State Department dispatches cited

herein also appear in Foreign Relations of the United States (Washington, D. C., 1936)

for the years 1921-22-23.

3. Bainbridge Colby to Roberto Pesqueira, November 20, 1920, 812.00/247011/2. See

also, John W. F. Dulles, Yesterday in Mexico: A Chronicle of the Revolution, 1919-1936

(Austin, Texas, 1961), 91.

4. George Creel, The People Next Door: An Interpretive History of Mexico and the

Mexicans (New York, 1926), 358.

5. Stuart Alexander MacCorkle, American Policy of Recognition Towards Mexico

in the Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science (1933), LI, 94.

6. Memorandum of A. J. Pani, April 30, 1923, 711.1211/189.

7. Creel, The People Next Door, 358. See also Arthur Russell Jones to Warren G.