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Kansas Emergency Relief Committee/WPA Files

Creator: Doniphan County. Poor Commissioner

Date: 1932-1941

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 194322

Space Required/Quantity: 9.00 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Kansas Emergency Relief Committee/WPA Files

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Files containing memoranda, bulletins, applications, employment reports, project proposals and reports, allotment forms, applications for relief, and other records documenting the implementation Works Progress Administration programs in Doniphan County, Kansas. The applications for approval of work projects are completed by the Doniphan County Emergency Relief Committee and submitted to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC). They describe proposed public works and other projects providing employment relief. The applications for relief document submissions from Kansas residents seeking either direct relief or employment from economic hardships. The bulletins document WPA policy and procedures, submitted to the Doniphan County Poor Commissioner from KERC. Included are subsistence garden proposals documenting individuals seeking to create gardens for subsistence relief. Also included are reports of "colored" relief cases, reports on projects completed, weekly reports from the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, and employment service statistics. The records are organized by topic and date.


Locator Contents
055-09-03-15 to 055-09-04-03   

Index Terms


    United States. Work Projects Administration
    United States. Works Progress Administration
    Kansas -- Economic conditions -- 1933-1945
    Economic assistance, Domestic -- Kansas -- Doniphan County
    New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Kansas -- Doniphan County
    Public service employment -- Kansas -- Doniphan County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Doniphan County. County Offices. Poor Commissioner.