National Unemployment Census

"Vote for Moore"
A piece of political ephemera from when J. Hampton Moore ran for mayor in either 1919 or 1931 (he served two non-consecutive terms).

Unemployment Report Card
DUring the summer of 1937, Congress gave President Franklin D. Roosevelt $5,000,000 to spe...

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Collection:J. Hampton Moore papers (#1541)
Date:1931, 1937
Dimensions:15.24 x 9.96 cm
Box Number:Box 298
Folder Number:Folder 2
Format: Electronic
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Copyright:Please contact Historical Society of Pennsylvania Rights and Reproductions (rnr@hsp.org)
Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/13018
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Summary: "Vote for Moore"
A piece of political ephemera from when J. Hampton Moore ran for mayor in either 1919 or 1931 (he served two non-consecutive terms).

Unemployment Report Card
DUring the summer of 1937, Congress gave President Franklin D. Roosevelt $5,000,000 to spend on an Unemployment census. The Unemployment report card were delivered to 31,000,000 homes to be returned no later than November 20, 1937. A survey conducted by the Works Progress Administration in the late spring of 1937 revealed that 48% of men and 34.9% of women in Philadelphia were unemployed for two or more years.