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The longer the depression lasts, the higher the percentage of total unemployed we get on relief. That is, if ten people are unemployed in 1930, only one goes on relief; in 1931, if there are still ten people unemployed, two are on relief, and in 1931, if one is employed, there nevertheless will be three on the relief rolls.  >>more...>>

Title:     Hopkins Press Conference, 3/7/35
Author:    Hopkins, Harry L.
Source:     National Archives
Date:     March 7, 1935

Publisher:     WPA Papers
Type:     Press Conference

Listed Under:
Work Relief

Notes:     Record Group 69, Series 737, Box 4. Box 5.