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A Fair Deal or a Raw Deal?

Cybelle Fox

in Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152233
eISBN:
9781400842582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152233.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the first New Deal and access to Federal Emergency Relief, as well as the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Public Works Administration, and the Civil Works Administration. ... More


“a weight of circumstances like millstones about their necks to drag and keep them down”: Freedwomen, Federal Relief, and the Freedmen's Bureau

Mary Farmer-Kaiser

in Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232116
eISBN:
9780823234943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232116.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

In the immediate post-emancipation South, the Freedmen's Bureau limited its federal relief activities to temporarily aiding former slaves and loyal white refugees with rations ... More


The War to Save the Forgotten Man: Gender, Citizenship, and the Politics of Work Relief

Holly Allen

in Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453571
eISBN:
9780801455841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453571.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the politics of federal relief and its implications for gender, race, and citizenship. It considers how the figure of the forgotten man came to represent unemployment during the ... More


“To Wallop the Ladies”: Woman Blaming and Nation Saving in the Rhetoric of Emergency Relief

Holly Allen

in Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453571
eISBN:
9780801455841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453571.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how woman blaming and nation saving came to be intertwined with the rhetoric of emergency relief during the Great Depression. The intersection of gender, race, and politics in ... More


Building the Sympathetic State

Michele Landis Dauber

in The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226923482
eISBN:
9780226923505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923505.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter details the growth of disaster relief appropriations, both in number and in scale, over the course of the century leading up to the New Deal. This occurred during precisely the period ... More


Crafting the Depression

Michele Landis Dauber

in The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226923482
eISBN:
9780226923505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923505.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how La Follette and later advocates for the New Deal called upon the history of social provision for disaster victims to make an argument that the Depression was a disaster that ... More


Disaster Relief and the Welfare State

Michele Landis Dauber

in The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226923482
eISBN:
9780226923505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923505.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter begins with a review of the history of federal disaster relief. This is followed by an overview of the subsequent chapters. It then addresses the question of why scholars ... More


“Uncle Sam’s Wayside Inns”: Transient Narratives and the Sexual Politics of the Emergent Welfare State

Holly Allen

in Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453571
eISBN:
9780801455841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453571.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the sexual politics of the emergent welfare state by focusing on narratives of transient sex. Throughout the Depression years, sensational accounts of transient “perversions” ... More


A Political Deal or Divine Providence?

Alison Collis Greene

in No Depression in Heaven: Religion and the Great Depression in the Mississippi Delta

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199371877
eISBN:
9780199371907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371877.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 opens with the inauguration of Franklin Roosevelt. Despite Roosevelt’s campaign vow to end Prohibition, white southern Protestants, Catholics, and Jews overwhelmingly supported his ... More


Charity or Industry?: American Indian Women and Work Relief in the New Deal Era

Colleen O’Neill

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Despite proven entrepreneurial successes in the southwest, only 11 out of 156 U.S. federal work relief projects designated for Indian reservations during the Depression specifically targeted women. ... More


. Life and Times at Dyess

Fred C. Smith

in Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039560
eISBN:
9781626740099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039560.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Colonists set about to demonstrate middle-class attributes; they did. In Chapter IV, Life and Times at Dyess, the details of community building and civic pride, are paired with the struggle of ... More


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