Reducing the cost of food distribution / editor, Emory R. Johnson ; assistant editor, Clyde L. King ; editor book department, Roswell C. McCrea ; associate editors, James C. Ballagh [and others].

; American Academy of Political and Social Science
Philadelphia : American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1913.

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Other Authors King, Clyde L. 1879-1937.
American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Subjects Cost and standard of living -- United States.
Cost and standard of living.
Farm produce -- Marketing.
Markets -- United States.
Markets.
Produce trade -- United States.
Produce trade.
United States.
Series Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science ; v. 50.
Description vii, 306 pages ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1913.
Notes "November 1913."
"The papers in this publication were collected and edited by Clyde Lyndon King"--Page [viii].
Includes index.
Copy 1 of H1.A4 with : The cost of living. Philadelphia : American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1913. Bound together subsequent to publication. DLC
Contents pt. I. More efficient distribution and conservation of foodstuffs: Car-lot markets and how they are supplied by F. Andrews. The place of the interstate railraod in reducing food distribution costs by S.L. Lee. The motor truck as an agency in direct marketingby S.A. Phillips. Improved public highways by J.M. Cox. What farmers can do to facilitate the transportation and marketing of produce by F.R. Stevens. Some aspects of food conservation by refrieration by G.K Holmes. -- part II. Lower costs through the middlemen and retailing: Relation of jobbers and commission men to the handling of produce by C.W. Thompson. Wholesale citydistribution of farm products by F.G. Urner. The cost of distributing groceries by E.M. Patterson. Publicity as a preventive of abuses by the retailers by Martha J. Fuller. Effect of the New Jersey department of weights and measures on the cost of living by W.L. Waldron. Savings through proper supervision of weights, measures and standards by F. Reichmann. -- part III. Lower costs through municipal markets and direct marketing: Municipal markets by C.L. King. Some typical American markets -- a symposium. A questionnaire on markets by J.W. Farley. Wholesale terminal markets in Germany and their effect on food costs and conservation by D. Levin. The Long Island home hamper by H.B. Fullerton. The combination family basket by H. Sprackland. -- part IV. Lower costs through farm credits and advertising: Profits that farmers receive by E.H. Thompson. Effect of farm credits on increasing agricultural production and farm efficiency by H.C. Price. Farm credits through farmers' loan associations by I. Roberts. Advertising as an aid to direct selling by J.C. Marquis. -- part V. Lower costs through cooperation: Grain growers reduce cost of distribution by W.M. Stickney. The Monmouth county farmers' exchange by J.H. Willits. The cooperative lamb club as an agency for lower marketing costs by D.H. Doane. The consumers' cooperative movement in Chicago by W.M. Stickney. What cooperative societies may accomplish in lowering food distribution costs by E.M. Tousley. -- part VI. Elements in a constructive program for lower distribution costs: city planning and distribution costs by F. van Z. Lane, Constructive program for reduction of costs of food distribution in large cities by T.J. Libbin. The Office of markets of the United States Department of agriculture by C.J. Brand. Book department. Index.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)304536
(OCoLC)ocm00304536
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