National Affairs: Favorite Factory

Subsistence homesteads, PWA's house & garden projects to keep the starving alive in semi-rural communities, have no more ardent supporter than Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt. One of her favorites is for jobless miners at Reedsville, W. Va. Part of the Reedsville project is erection of a factory to make furniture and post-office equipment. Secretary Ickes enthusiastically allocated $525,000 of PWA funds to build and equip a factory to employ 125 men. To provide the factory with work, a provision was popped into the regular Post Office Appropriation bill to operate the factory and take over its output. Last week the...

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