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Author Fearon, Peter
Title Kansas in the Great Depression : work relief, the Dole, and rehabilitation / Peter Fearon
Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2007
book jacket
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 Mo  362.584 F288    AVAILABLE    30550100412343
Descript xv, 316 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note "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
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-295) and index
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
Subject Public service employment -- Kansas
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Kansas
Depressions -- 1929 -- Kansas
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