RELIEF: Dole Babies

Harry Hopkins, who has to administer Relief; Henry Morgenthau Jr., who has to pay for it; Messrs. Richberg, Roper, Ickes, Wallace and Franklin Roosevelt, who hope that it will stimulate recovery, are all interested in the dole. So, too, last week was the Census Bureau. Its Dr. Samuel A. Stouffer, on leave from the University of Wisconsin, announced the results of a three-year investigation in Milwaukee into the effect of the dole upon the birthrate. He counted the newborn children of 11,400 families, half on relief, half selfsupporting, but both in similar...

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