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A Citizen Objects to New Deal Relief Programs (with text supports)

This letter was written to Harry Hopkins, the head of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration. Between 1933 and 1935, the Federal Emergency Relief Administration gave the states $3.1 billion to distribute directly to the poor in the form of food, blankets, and construction projects to provide employment. This letter was reproduced with all of the author's original spelling, syntax, and grammar.


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), 125.
Creator | Unknown
Item Type | Diary/Letter
Cite This document | Unknown, “A Citizen Objects to New Deal Relief Programs (with text supports),” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed November 14, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/731.

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