City Manager George W. Welsh introduces a new civic plan for unemployed men in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Grand Rapids Michigan USA Date:1932, January 25 Duration:1 min 30 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Under the direction of City Manager George W. Welsh a new civic plan is introduced for unemployed men in Grand Rapids, Michigan, during the Great Depression. George W. Welsh poses. Unemployed men are employed on the Highway and Street Improvement projects for which they receive food and fuel as supplies from the municipal relief stations. Men work on road with shovels and use wheel carts. Exteriors of the Social Welfare Store. Supply bags in the store. Bottles of milk and bread are distributed to children.
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