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Kansas in the Great Depression work relief, the Dole, and rehabilitation

Peter Fearon c2007

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  • Title:
    Kansas in the Great Depression work relief, the Dole, and rehabilitation
  • Author: Peter Fearon
  • Subjects: Public service employment -- Kansas; New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Kansas; Depressions -- 1929 -- Kansas; Electronic books
  • Description: The storm clouds gather, 1929-32 -- Kansas Republicans welcome New Deal funding -- Unemployment, riots, and the emergency work relief program -- Rural Kansas : drought, rehabilitation, and relief -- The WPA, the Dole, general relief, and politics -- Conclusion : what was radical about New Deal relief? -- Bibliography -- Index.
    "Examines New Deal relief programs in Kansas throughout the Depression from the perspective of recipients, social workers, and poor commissioners. By focusing on the relationship among the local, state, and federal governments, Peter Fearon shows how the successful operation of work relief depended on the effectiveness of those partnerships"--Provided by publisher.
  • Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press
  • Creation Date: c2007
  • Format: 1 online resource (335 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0-8262-6574-X
  • OCLC Number: 290503532
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 991003067683403381$$I01TRAILS_CARROLL
  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9911582991103366
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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