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SAN FRANCISCO, August 24.—Indigent transients heading for California today were warned by H. A. Carleton, director of the Federal Transient Service, "to stay away from California."

Carleton declared they would be sent back to their home States on arrival here due to closing of transient relief shelters and barring of Works Progress Administration work relief in the State to all transients registered after August 1.


Title:     California Border Crisis, LA Herald-Express Articles
Source:     U. S. Congress. House. Select Committee to Investigate the Interstate Migration of Destitute Citizens. Interstate Migration. Hearings… (Washington: GPO, 1940-41), p. 2962.
Date:     September 28, 1940

Publisher:     Tolan Committee Hearings
Type:     Article

Listed Under:
Migrant Labor

Notes:     LA Herald-Express Articles, Aug. 24, 1935-Feb. 19, 1936