Harry Hopkins: Sudden Hero, Brash Reformer

Harry Hopkins: Sudden Hero, Brash Reformer

by NA NA, June Hopkins



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230613652
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/14/2008
Series: The World of the Roosevelts Series
Edition description: 1999
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

June Hopkins is assistant professor of history at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, GA. She is Harry Hopkins' granddaughter.

Table of Contents

• Family Background: From the Dakotas to Iowa
• Hopkins at Christodora Settlement House
• Unemployment Relief in New York City
• The New York City Charity Scandal
• Widows’ Pensions
• War Welfare and Public Health
• The Great Depression and Work Relief
• Economic and Social Security
• Conclusion
• Bibliography
• Index

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