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Query: This is a pretty big reduction in relief rolls isn't it?Mr. Hopkins: That reduction is about the schedule that we anticipated. It is about in line with our appropriations. All we have to do is have an average of about 1,650,000 per year. That includes 90,000 to 100,000 working for other agencies. You get the lowest number in the late summer and it will go up probably in the fall and winter.  >>more...>>

Title:     Hopkins Press Conference, 8/19/37
Author:    Hopkins, Harry L.
Source:     National Archives
Date:     August 19, 1937

Publisher:     WPA Papers
Type:     Press Conference

Listed Under:
Work Relief

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