An African American Describes Why New Deal Relief Is Not Reaching the Black Community (with text supports)

In this letter, an African American in Georgia anonymously writes to Franklin D. Roosevelt to tell how discrimination in his community means that black citizens are not receiving the relief they are entitled to under New Deal programs. This version includes text supports such as definitions.


Source | McElvaine, Robert S., ed., Down & Out in the Great Depression: Letters from the Forgotten Man, (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1983), 83.
Creator | Anonymous
Item Type | Diary/Letter
Cite This document | Anonymous, “An African American Describes Why New Deal Relief Is Not Reaching the Black Community (with text supports),” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed October 25, 2014, http://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/737.