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Gaer, Joseph (1897-1969) Let Our People Live

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.038 Author/Creator: Gaer, Joseph (1897-1969) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1944 Pagination: 23 p. ; 20 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Let Our People Live," written by Joseph Gaer dated 1944. Addresses the working conditions of the poor post-WWII; factors of the cost of living; underpaid workers; and mention of the Thomas-Norton Act of 1938. Includes illustrations depicting impoverished families and children.

Background Information: This is No. 3 in PAC's (Political Action Commitee) Pamphlet of the Month series.

People: Gaer, Joseph, 1897-1969

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: World War IIFinanceFundingEmploymentWorker's rightsLegislationFair Pay

Sub Era: World War II

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