The American Dole: Unemployment Relief and the Welfare State in the Great Depression

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Index
Agricultural Adjustment Administration, 118
Aid to Dependent Children (ADC), 189-190
Alabama, 136
Amenta, Edwin, 168 n.92, 199 n.1
American Public Welfare Association (APWA), 74, 119, 191
American Red Cross, 67
Badger, Anthony, 160, 184
Baker, Jacob, 119
Baker, Newton, 144
Balogh, Brian, 191, 192
Bane, Frank, 191
Baruch, Bernard, 81
Bauman, John F., 105
Best, Gary Dean, 171 n.118
Billikopf, Jacob, 48, 66
Bingham, Senator Hiram, 74
Birmingham, Alabama, 44
Bookman, C.M., 114
Boondoggle, 152
Borah, Senator William, 144
Boston, Massachusetts, 29-32, 60, 64
Brandt, Lillian, 66
Bremer, William, 83 n.6, 148, 161 n.3
Brinkley, Alan, 182, 203 n.27
Brock, William R., 18 n.3, 28, 118, 151
Brown, Josephine, 159, 195
Brucker, Governor William, 71, 99
Burns, Alan, 73, 126 n.61
California, 100
Casework: and expansion of relief in the 1920s, 35, 36-37; and the FERA, 118; impact of early depression relief crisis on, 67, 79
Cates, Jerry, 192, 212
Census ( 1930), 59-60
Chambers, Clarke, 37
Chicago, Illinois: early relief efforts, 63, 67; and FERA, 112; in the 1920s, 32, 38-39, 40, 50 n.14; relief crisis of 1932, 75-76, 79, 80, 81; and RFC loans, 98, 101, 104-105, 106
Chicago Workers Committee, 106
Children's Bureau, 4, 101, 221
Cincinnati, Ohio, 42-43, 63, 77
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), 109, 180, 202 n.9
Civil Works Administration (CWA), 6- 8, 10; impact on relief, 135-139; influence on New Deal policy, 131- 133, 147; origins of, 120, 133, 135

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Table of contents

  • Recent Titles in Contributions in American History ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Chapter 1 - Unemployment Relief and the Welfare State 1
  • Notes 18
  • Chapter 2 - The "Rising Tide of Relief" 27
  • Notes 48
  • Chapter 3 - The Myth of Voluntarism 57
  • Notes 82
  • Chapter 4 - The National Dole 93
  • Notes 120
  • Chapter 5 - Work Relief 131
  • Notes 160
  • Chapter 6 - Ending the Dole as We Knew It 173
  • Notes 199
  • Conclusion 209
  • Notes 217
  • Appendix - Relief Estimates and the Children's Bureau Series 221
  • Notes 224
  • Bibliography 227
  • Index 239
  • About the Author 245
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