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ARTICLES PUBLISHED BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT:

A short piece from 1797 that documents the fact that 50 tons of hemp was used on the U.S.S. Constitution:
1797: SECRETARY OF WAR: CONSTITUTION'S HEMP

1810: JOHN QUINCY ADAMS RE; RUSSIAN HEMP CULTIVATION

1827: U.S. NAVY COMMISSIONER RE; WATER-ROTTED HEMP

1837: DRAWBACK OF DUTIES ON HEMP (TEXT)

1856: FLAX AND HEMP CULTURE IN RUSSIA

1873: HEMP CULTURE IN JAPAN

1895: USDA RE; HEMP SEED

1899: USDA SECRETARY RE; HEMP

1909: USDA SECRETARY FIBER INVESTIGATIONS RE; HEMP & FLAX

1917: USDA HEMP SEED SUPPLY OF THE NATION

1917: USDA RE; CANNABIS

1947: USDA RE; HEMP DAY LENGTH & FLOWERING

1956: USDA MONOECIOUS HEMP BREEDING IN THE U.S.

1970: USDA DRAWINGS AND DISTRIBUTION OF HEMP

ARTICLES WRITTEN BY LYSTER H. DEWEY FOR THE USDA:

1901: USDA LYSTER DEWEY RE; HEMP & FLAX SEED

1901: USDA LYSTER DEWEY 13 PAGE ARTICLE ON HEMP

1903: USDA LYSTER DEWEY RE; PRINCIPAL COMMERCIAL PLANT FIBERS

1910: USDA LYSTER DEWEY RE; HEMP CULTIVATION - CIRCULAR 57

1913: USDA LYSTER DEWEY RE; HEMP SOILS, YIELD, ECONOMICS

1913: USDA LYSTER DEWEY RE; TESTS FOR HEMP, LIST OF PRODUCTS

Co-authored by Lyster H. Dewey, this landmark study is the basis for the modern day mantra that hemp produces 4 times as much paper per acre than trees:
1916: USDA BULLETIN 404 - HEMP HURDS AS A PAPER MAKING MATERIAL

1927: USDA LYSTER DEWEY RE; HEMP VARIETIES

1931: USDA LYSTER DEWEY RE; HEMP FIBER LOSING GROUND

 

WORLD WAR II's HEMP FOR VICTORY CAMPAIGN:

MASTER IMAGE AND ARTICLE INDEX FROM MINNESOTA'S HEMP FOR VICTORY CAMPAIGN

1942: TEXT OF USDA's HEMP FOR VICTORY FILM

1942: FARM JOURNAL & FARMER'S WIFE RE; WAR DEMANDS MORE HEMP

1943: ILL.AG.MAG. RE; HEMP FOR VICTORY IN

1943: POPULAR SCIENCE RE; ROPE WITHOUT DOPE (REEFER MADNESS AT WORK)

1943: KENTUCKY HEMP SEED PROJECT FOR 4-H CLUBS

1955: HEMP INFO FROM TEXTILE TEXTBOOK

2001: USE OF WWII POWs IN ILLINOIS HEMP FIELDS

OTHER HEMP ITEMS OF INTEREST:

1642-1931: BOSTON HEMP REFERENCES WITH EXCERPTS

1752: HEMP MILL IN BETHLEHEM PENNSYLVANIA

1763: JOHN ADAMS IN BOSTON EVENING POST

1770: BOSTON MASSACRE EXCERPTS AND PICTURES

1791: EARLY AMERICAN HEMP CULTIVATION

HEMP STATISTICS (IMPORTS, EXPORTS, ETC.)

You can now read what Marco Polo, Sir Francis Drake, Shakespeare, Benjamin Franklin, Adam Smith, Thomas Paine, Charles Darwin, Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson and many others wrote about cannabis hemp. Over 50 different sources dating from Aesop's Fables and the Buddhist Doctrine written around 500bc to the Presidential Proclamations & Executive Orders written in 1989 have been indexed and chronologically listed here:
OVER 50 INDEXED HISTORICAL HEMP REFERENCES FROM ECO'FIELDS

Several articles from 1828 and 1829 that contain import statistics and discussion of an excellent hemp breaking machine, or decorticator:
1828: IMPORT STATS AND HEMP BREAKING MACHINE

1853-1862: MORMON HEMP HISTORY FROM JOURNALS OF DISCOURSE

1861: LEXINGTON MISSOURI'S CIVIL WAR BATTLE OF THE HEMP BALES

1862 HEMP AND FLAX GIN - ARTICLE AND IMAGE

An excellent overview of the hemp industry in 1907 that contains production statistics by state and $ returns by acre:
1907; CYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN AGRICULTURE - HEMP

1918: WISCONSIN'S HEMP INDUSTRY - BULLETIN 293

INFO ABOUT THE 1ST AMERICAN ARRESTED FOR MARIJUANA
1937: 1ST AMERICAN ARRESTED INDEX

1941: INFO ABOUT & VIDEO LINK TO HENRY FORD'S HEMP CAR

1944: ARTICLE ON VAT RETTING OF HEMP

1961: HARRY J. ANSLINGER ON MARIJUANA

1969: HEMP - THE WORLD'S MAJOR FIBRE CROPS, THEIR CULTIVATION AND MANURING

 

HEMP POETRY, PROSE & MORE

 

LONGFELLOW'S "ROPEWALK" POEM
1859: LONGFELLOW'S ROPEWALK POEM

THIS IS AN EXCERPT FROM A NOVEL WRITTEN IN 1900:
1900: J.ALLEN RE; A TALE OF THE KENTUCKY HEMP FIELDS

HEMP POEM BY BETHLEHEM PENN. NATIVE STEPEN VINCENT BENET:
1918: HEMP POEM BY STEPHEN VICENT BENET

A RECENTLY WRITTEN POEM SUMMARIZING HEMP'S SITUATION:
HEMP RAP BY JERI ROSE

TWO ESSAYS WRITTEN BY MINNESOTA'S FOREMOST HEMPOLOGIST:
1999: PUTTENHAM'S PURPLE PAWNEE PRINCESS

1999: I HAD A DREAM BY CD PUTTENHAM

"CURRENT" HISTORY:

2008: HEMP IN THE BRITISH ISLES

1996: BAST FIBER APPLICATIONS FOR COMPOSITES

1996: DEA FERAL HEMP ERADICATION STATISTICS

2000: HEMP RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT BY AMERICAN EAGLE SEEDS

2000: DEA INVADES AND DESTROYS SIOUX HEMP

2000: OGLALA SIOUX TRIBE PLANTS HEMP

2004: GLOBALHEMP.COM - HEMP NEWS


ARTICLES AND EDITORIALS WRITTEN BY JOHN E. DVORAK, HEMPOLOGIST:

 

HEMP HISTORY:

HEMP HISTORY IN NEW ENGLAND

BOSTON'S HEMP HISTORY

 

CONFERENCE REVIEWS:

1996 CANNABIS CUP HEMP EXPO

HEMP EXPO AT 1997 CANNABIS CUP

1997 BIORESOURCE HEMP SYMPOSIUM REVIEW

 

EDITORIALS:

THE HEMP CASINO

ROPE VS. DOPE: THE CANNABIS CONUNDRUM

U.S.S. CONSTITUTION: WHERE'S THE HEMP?

CLEAR CUTTING THE PROHIBITION TREE

 

HEMP NEWS:

SEPTEMBER, 1999

JANUARY, 1999: CHRIS CONRAD - TRUE HEMP COLLEAGUE

JUNE/JULY, 1998

MARCH, 1998

JANUARY, 1998

NOVEMBER, 1997

AUGUST, 1997

 

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