Issue Date: October 26, 1964
City: Honolulu, HI
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori Press
U.S. #1253 honors the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Smith-Lever Act, which provided expert advice to women on better ways to feed and clothe their families. It was issued in collaboration with the annual meeting of the National Extension Homemakers Council.
The Smith-Lever Act
Passed in 1914, the Smith-Lever Act is a federal law that created a system of services to educate Americans on current developments in agriculture, home economics, and other related areas.