The WPA and Federal Relief Policy

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INDEX
NOTE--This Index is not intended to be exhaustive. For example, no attempt has been made to list every state, county, and city referred to by the author to illustrate different local applications of relief and WPA policies. Similarly, the Index does not refer to all persons or publications mentioned in the text; neither does it include reference to every page on which mention is made of persons whose names are included.
Abbott, Edith, 352
"Able-bodied" persons: considered synonymous with "employable," 65; denied relief, 728, 766; Pennsylvania denied WPA certification to, if between ages 20-40, 272-3. See also Employable persons
Abramson, Victor, 135, 692n
Absence, workers', 218, 225n, 396
Accident prevention and compensation, 264-6
Adams, A. B., 110, 309, 352, 407n, 788, 809
(The) Administration: vs. Congress, 576-8; vs. WPA, 578-80
Administrative costs, 111, 121-3, 608, 743-6. See also Certification, costs of
Administrative organization: district, 109; federal-local, 375-6, 380-1, 666-7, 770, 820; headquarters set-up, 108-9; incorporation within FWA, 108; instability of, 107; proposed, 846-8; regional, 109, 110n, 111; reorganization proposals, 110-2; state, 109-11, 603. See also Federal-local co-operation; Personnel, administrative
Advisory Council, New York City. See New York City Advisory Council
Affidavits, in eligibility determination, 303, 310, 320, 321n, 322
Age: eligibility requirements, 271-7;
distribution according to, 273-7
Relation to: dismissal, 275-6, 425 ff.;
duration of employment, 274, 523n;
employability, 457
Aid to dependent children, eligibility for, as related to WPA eligibility, 425 ff.
Alabama, relief reports, 75, 80
Alexander, W. W., 508
Aliens: administrative jobs barred to, 119; general relief denied, 66-7; liable for deportation if Communists, 319n; number employed, 304, 306, 309; separation percentage, 290n; special assistance for those affected by war, 25. See also Citizenship requirements; Subversive activities
Allen, R. S., 625n, 747n
Allocation of funds. See Funds, control of state allocation of; Grants-in-aid
Allocation of jobs. See Employment quotas, distribution to states
Altmeyer, A. J., 97
American Association for Social Security, 479
American Association of Social Workers: eligibility policies criticized, 59n, 314, 353, 377, 471, 505, 522; employment quota inadequacy reported, 623-4; federal responsibility for relief advocated, 96; socially useful projects urged, 136n; unmet needs reports, 73, 75, 76n, 79-80, 81, 83, 91
American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born, 314
American Farm Bureau Federation, 810
American Federation of Labor: certification policies condemned, 354n, 377- 8, 412, 422; collusion between WPA and private industry charged, 490; protest on reduction in number of women employed, 279-80; unemployment estimates, 535n, 581n, 854-7; upgrading assailed, 237; wage rate protested, 158n, 215-6. See also William Green
American Institute of Public Opinion poll, 105, 478, 710n, 811
American Legion, 456
American Public Welfare Association, 81, 96, 314, 624, 749, 796
American Security Conference, 219
American Security Union, 120, 462-3
American Youth Commission, 843n
Anderson, Nels: addresses quoted, 670, 699, 721n, 782n, 786, 842n; writings quoted, 166, 240, 257, 354n, 776n, 784-5

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