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Author Fearon, Peter.

Title Kansas in the Great Depression [electronic resource] : work relief, the Dole, and rehabilitation / Peter Fearon.

Published Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2007.


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Physical description xv, 316 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-295) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary "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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Public service employment -- Kansas.
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Kansas.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Kansas.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780826217363 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0826217362 (hard cover : alk. paper)