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In this photograph, both male and female workers at a Wichita canning kitchen are canning meat that will eventually be distributed to relief clients suffering during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl of the 1930s. This program was supervised by the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC).

Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: 1934

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This could work with KERC bulletins describing canning kitchens. It could also be used in the standard dealing with New Deal projects.

KS:11th:2.1:Dust Bowl Experiences (2005)

Item Number: 210975
Call Number: FK2.7 ERC.1934 *8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210975

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