|Other titles||Conference report on work relief and public works appropriation act of 1938|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||12|
a, september 2, , 18 comp. gen. general accounting office - jurisdiction - questions not involving payments to be made by, or under, the presenting agency a question presented by the united states civil service commission involving the authority of the heads of executive departments and establishments in the matter of making appointments under the work relief and public works. Primary Sources: The Great Depression and the s Economics Search this Guide Search. Primary Sources: The Great Depression and the s: Economics Work Relief and Public Works Appropriation Act of This link opens in a new window; via HeinOnline. An explanation of the Fair labor standards act of United States Department. RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY RELIEF ADMINISTRATION (FERA) History: Established by authority of the Federal Emergency Relief Act of (48 Stat. 55), , to allocate grants to state and local agencies for direct and work relief, to set minimum relief standards, and to coordinate information on relief problems, policies, and procedures. The Relief Appropriation Act of was passed on April 8, , as a part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New was a large public works program that included the Works Progress Administration (WPA), Public Works Administration (PWA), the National Youth Administration, the Resettlement Administration, the Rural Electrification Administration, and other assistance programs.
Harry Hopkins and Work Relief. by Dr. June Hopkins, Armstrong Atlantic State University Harry Hopkins’ New Deal work relief and jobs programs, designed to overcome the economic devastation wrought by the Great Depression during the s, included the Temporary Emergency Relief Administration (TERA), the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA), the Civil Works Administration (CWA. a, aug , 18 comp. gen. projects - reclamation - requirement for funds from sources other than reclamation funds prior to institution of projects - availability of appropriated relief or public works funds the requirement of the act of august 2, , as amended by act of april 9, , 52 stat. , regarding the construction of a federal reclamation project for the. Primary Sources: The Great Depression and the s WPA Search this Guide Search. Primary Sources: The Great Depression and the s: WPA Work Relief Act [aka Emergency Relief Appropriation Acts] Work Relief and Public Works Appropriation Act of This link opens in a new window; via HeinOnline. WPA Films at the National Archives. In , at the height of its involvement with emergency relief monies, the Rock Island District alone had 11 National Industrial Recovery Act, Public Works Act, Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, and/or Works Progress Administration funded projects underway.
(Relief) ; established by the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of to employ about million people for construction jobs such as the building of roads and schools; also funded the WPA Arts Program that employed artists to build murals and other projects. Source: Office of Government Reports, Statistical Section, Federal Loans and Expenditures, Vol. II, Washington, D.C., WPA Projects and Procedures. The legislation that created the WPA, the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of sailed through the House, passing by a margin of to 78 but bogged down in the Senate where a vocal minority argued against the measure. Head: Harry Hopkins-Relief- Massive work relief program funded projects ranging from construction to acting; disbanded by FDR during World War II. Social Security Act (FDR) , guaranteed retirement payments for enrolled workers beginning at age 65; set up federal-state system of unemployment insurance and care for dependent mothers and. In July of the WPA (Work Projects Administration) was at its peak, providing paid jobs for three million unemployed men and women. Congress approved the “Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of ” on April 8, to relieve the economic hardship of the Great Depression.