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Dakota Datebook: North Dakota Guidebook in the 1930's


April 4, 2022

Dakota Datebook written by Christina Sunwall.

On April 8, 1935, the United States Congress passed the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act. The act provided President Franklin Roosevelt with funding for several new government employment programs including the Works Progress Administration; a program that offered work building bridges, roads, public parks and airports. It also addressed the employ...

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