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Pauker, Edmond, approximately 1880-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2354
42 linear feet (44 boxes)
Edmond Pauker (ca. 1880-1962) was a Hungarian-born literary agent and play broker in New York who represented European, especially Hungarian, playwrights, as well as some American authors. Collection consists of Pauker's personal and business... more
United States. Works Progress Administration
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3108
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the U.S. government was the major relief agency of Franklin D. Roosevelt's "New Deal". Supplanting the Civil Works Administration (an emergency temporary work relief program, 1933-1934), the WPA employed... more
Municipal Committee for the Relief of Homeowners (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2081
6 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Municipal Committee for the Relief of Homeowners was a voluntary group originally appointed in 1934 by the New York City Board of Aldermen and later assisted by the U.S. Works Progress Administration. Its purpose was to provide advice to... more
Hodson, William, 1891-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1410
13 linear feet (13 boxes)
William Hodson (1891-1943) was a social welfare administrator in Minnesota and New York City. In Minnesota he was instrumental in establishing the laws that became Minnesota's children's code. He moved to New York City in 1922 and joined the... more