"With nearly one-sixth of the nation's child population in families dependent upon emergency relief, welfare agencies call for a solution of their grave problem."
"The problem was laid before the recent National Conference on the 1935 Needs of Children held under the auspices of "The Parent's Magazine" in New York City. Before them Katherine F. Lenroot, Chief of the United States Children's Bureau, made one of her first public appearances since taking office:"
"...These children have a right to expect that Federal, State, and community relief policies of 1935 will provide more adequately for essential items in the family budget."
Another article about children of the Great Depression can be read here...
CLICK HERE to read about the women and children who were on public relief during the Great Depression.
Click here to see an anti-New Deal cartoon.
Click here to see a chart concerning the U.S. urban murder rate between the years 1926 - 1936.
The Hoover administration asked the Democratic Congress to release money for public relief - they denied him the funds...
CLICK HERE to read about African-Americans during the Great Depression.
CLICK HERE to read additional primary source articles about the Great Depression...