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A photograph showing workers using machinery to crush rock near Lawrence, Kansas. This project was administered by the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee with funds from the Federal Emergency Relief Administration. During the Depression when people could not find employment, both Kansas and the Federal government preferred the use of work relief over direct subsistence payments. The workers paid by the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee built public structures, lakes, planted shelterbelts, and made road improvements. The photograph was copied from Public Welfare Service In Kansas, 1934.

Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: 1934

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Item Number: 215454
Call Number: SP 361 K13eb 1934
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 215454

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