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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Unemployment Relief--Message from the President of the United States.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09693.04 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 21 March 1933 Pagination: 2 p. ; 23.3 x 14.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Relief of Agriculture, Etc.-- Message from the President of the United States," dated March 21, 1933. Would enact three measures; enrollment of federal jobs for public employment, state relief grants, and creating a public works labor program. Gives estimate of 250,000 men that will be given temporary employment by the summer.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Great DepressionCongressHouse of RepresentativesPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentLabor

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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