National Affairs: Women to the Woods

Sauce for the gander being sauce for the goose, last week at the White House Mrs. Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced jointly with Madam Secretary of Labor Perkins that women, too, would be sent to the woods this summer at Federal expense. An experimental camp was being built at Bear Mountain Park. New York, overlooking the Hudson. Thither this week were to go 25 unmarried, ablebodied, unemployed, penniless women between the ages of 18 and 30. Federal emergency relief funds were to pay $5 board each week for each woman wood-ster. They will not draw...

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