[APG Public List] 1937 Unemployment census

Claire Bettag claire at clairebettag.com
Mon Feb 7 13:10:10 MST 2011


Carl,
Go to the NARA Web site and do a search on the new OPA prototype. You'll find several items of interest, including these (and others):

General Records Relating to the 1937 Census of Unemployment, 1937 - 1938
National Archives Identifier: 3195152HMS Entry Number: PI-161 256
... mayors in the taking of taking of the 1937 unemployment census and to publicity through press and radio; minutes ... General Records Relating to the 1937 Census of Unemployment
http://research.archives.gov/arcdataviewer/faces/showDetail?file=Series_3195152.xml&loc=580
Office Correspondence of John D. Biggers, 1937 - 1938
National Archives Identifier: 3195175HMS Entry Number: PI-161 257
... records of John D. Biggers, Administrator of the 1937 Unemployment Census. Included are his correspondence with radio station personnel, veterans' organizations, religious groups, government officials, and publishers, relating chiefly to publicity for the unemployment registration.
http://research.archives.gov/arcdataviewer/faces/showDetail?file=Series_3195175.xml&loc=580
OF 2948: Unemployment Census 1937-41,
National Archives Identifier: 2783532
OF 2948: Unemployment Census 1937-41
http://research.archives.gov/arcdataviewer/faces/showDetail?file=FileUnit_2783532.xml&loc=499
Each will give you a description of what the records are, format, provenance, where accessible, finding aids, etc.

You can always email NARA for even more specific information by going to < inquire at nara.gov > . Hope this helps...

Claire

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On 7 Feb, 2011, at 2:00 PM, apgpubliclist-request at apgen.org wrote:

> 1937 Unemployment census

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