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The Kansas Emergency Relief Committee was created in July 1932 to obtain and administer federal emergency loans made available to states through Herbert Hoover's Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932. President Franklin Roosevelt expanded on this act with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) in 1933, leading the Kansas committee to change its name to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC). Under the direction of Kansas's new governor, Alf Landon, the KERC managed direct and work relief programs in Kansas including emergency education, transient relief, rural rehabilitation, drought relief, and a slew of public works projects including the construction of farm ponds and lakes, and the renovation and construction of public buildings, roads, and quarries. This bulletin focuses on safety regulations for the "operation of work relief projects, buildings, and equipment of the Relief Administration." It was written by Carl C. Campbell. John Stutz was executive director of the KERC.

Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: October 10, 1934

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Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 105 - Front Cover

Item Number: 226260
Call Number: S.P. 361 K13ebm
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226260

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