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Great Depression in Scott's Run
Great Depression in Scott's Run

On December 14, 1933, Federal Relief Administration field representative Howard O. Hunter, speaking to a joint session of the West Virginia legislature, informed lawmakers that federal aid to the state would be stopped unless the state provided more funding for relief in West Virginia.

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"Federal Relief To Stop Unless Lawmakers Act"
House Resolution Calling For a Joint Assembly to Hear Address of the Honorable Howard O. Hunter (Federal Relief in West Virginia)
Presentation of Howard O. Hunter to Joint Session of the West Virginia Legislature (Federal Relief in West Virginia)
Great Depression in West Virginia
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On This Day in West Virginia History: December