RELIEF: Guy

¶ In Philadelphia, CWA assigned 408 men and $69,197 to improve the housing of the zoo's animals. Also, 900 men were requested from CWA for an indefinite number of days, to exterminate each and every Philadelphia rat. ¶ In Tennessee, CWA assigned to the State University one person and $30 to translate a German manuscript on plant diseases.

¶ In Georgia, CWA was put in charge of Miss Gay Shepperson, fortyish, professional social worker. This resulted from a thoroughgoing quarrel between blatant dictatorish Governor Talmadge and President Roosevelt's quiet stubborn CWAdministrator Hopkins....

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