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Guide to the Emergency Shelter Records
1928-1988 (Bulk 1929-1975)
  MS 199

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Series 10: Conferences and Studies on Homelessness and Homelessness Issues, 1929-1934

Scope and Contents note

This series includes reports and notes taken from meetings on the social problems of unemployment, crime, and homelessness. The Employment Agencies Survey is a 30 page report detailing how spurious employment agencies in New York City take money from unemployed men with the promise of a job. Both the minutes from the 1932 Welfare Council Meeting and the Program from a 1934 Conference on Crime include handwritten notes on the issues discussed.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 12 Folder : 2 Employment Agencies Survey
Box: 12 Folder : 3 Minutes from Meeting by Welfare Council on Care of the Homeless
Box: 12 Folder : 4 Program from Attorney General's Conference on Crime

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