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This brief letter from John G. Stutz, executive director of the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC), was addressed to county commissioners, poor commissioners, case supervisors, and county relief committees across the state of Kansas. In the letter, Stutz outlines the essential elements of the relief program, including an admonishment that there were many families in need of relief funds and that the federal government wanted to ensure that adequate relief was distributed. Stutz also points out that these programs were the responsibility of the county commissioners and poor commissioners.

Creator: Stutz, John G
Date: December 28, 1933

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This article quickly outlines the elements of the relief program in language that is easily understood and relatively free of jargon; consequently, it could serve as a concise introduction to relief programs and would work well with a variety of sources.

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Item Number: 211823
Call Number: Records of the Doniphan County Poor Commissioner, KERC/WPA Files, Box 1, Folder 9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211823

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