The Harry L. Hopkins Papers: Series IV Subject Files

Box: 58 Folder: 1
FERA (Federal Emergency Relief Administration)
Date span: 1934, July 25 and August 2
Description: Contains two inter-office memos and newspaper clipping regarding the FERA agency in North Dakota.

Box: 58 Folder: 2
FERA - Burns, Allen T.
Date span: 1933, March 23 - September 12
Description: Contains correspondence and carbon drafts of a bill from Burns, then Director of "Mobilization for Human Needs", regarding federal relief for the unemployed via state aid.


Box: 58 Folder: 3
FERA - Hoke, Fred
Date span: 1933, June 19 - 1944, January 20
Description: Contains correspondence from Fred Hoke, Director of the Indiana State National Emergency Council.

Box: 58 Folder: 4
WPA - Crutcher, James H.
Date span: 1936, May 29 - 1940, September 4
Description: Contains correspondence and clippings from Crutcher, Works Progress Administrator for Louisiana.

Box: 58 Folder: 5
WPA - Delaney, Denis W.
Date span: 1941, May 27 and May 29
Description: Contains correspondence from Delaney, Work Projects Administrator for Massachusetts.

Box: 58 Folder: 6
WPA - Dill, Robert J.
Date span: 1938, April 7 and April 22
Description: Contains correspondence from Dill, Works Progress Administrator for Florida.

Box: 58 Folder: 7
WPA - Dryden, F.H.
Date span: 1938, October 17
Description: Contains correspondence from Dryden, Works Progress Administrator for Region 11 (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, and West Virginia).


Box: 58 Folder: 8
WPA - Edmonds, T.J.
Date span: 1938, October 19 - 1943, September 15
Description: Contains correspondence and clippings from Edmonds, then with the Oregon Works Progress Administration.

Box: 58 Folder: 9
WPA - Ely, Gertrude
Date span: 1936, August 27 - 1945, April 28
Description: Contains correspondence from Ely, then with the Pennsylvania Works Progress Administration. Includes copy of Eleanor Roosevelt's letter regarding the proposed removal of Miss Ely from her WPA position.


Box: 58 Folder: 10
WPA - Evans, Silliman
Date span: 1937, May 28 - June 1
Description: Contains telegram, letter, and newspaper editorial from Evans, publisher of the Nashville Tennessean, regarding Hopkins' tenure as Works Progress Administrator.

Box: 58 Folder: 11
WPA - Felt, Truman T.
Date span: 1938, December 20
Description: Contains letter and invitation from Felt, then with the Federal Works Progress Administration.


Box: 58 Folder: 12
WPA - Fleisher, Alexander
Date span: 1935, July 31 and 1940, January 27
Description: Contains correspondence from Fleisher, then with the National Resources Board.

Box: 58 Folder: 13
WPA - Fort, Hollis
Date span: 1936, September 4 and September 8
Description: Contains correspondence from Fort, Solicitor General for Southwestern Circuit.

Box: 58 Folder: 14
WPA - Gaillard, E.P.
Date span: 1938, October 1 and November 12
Description: Contains correspondence from Gaillard, then with the law firm of Auchincloss, Parker, and Redpath.

Box: 58 Folder: 15
WPA - Goodman, George H.
Date span: 1942, January 9 - November 9
Description: Contains correspondence and clipping from Goodman, Work Projects Administrator for Kentucky, regarding Hopkins' contribution to the WPA.

Box: 58 Folder: 16
WPA - Griffith, Emerson J.
Date span: 1938, December 30 - 1945, July 20
Description: Contains correspondence from Griffith, Works Progress Administrator for Oregon, regarding their old WPA days.

Box: 58 Folder: 17
WPA - Hackett, Horatio B.
Date span: 1936, March 28
Description: Contains correspondence and Christmas card from Hackett, Public Works Assistant Administrator.


Box: 58 Folder: 18
WPA - Hall, Helen
Date span: 1936, December 28
Description: Contains 1 letter from Hall, then with the Henry Street (New York) Settlement, regarding Hopkins' possible resignation.

Box: 58 Folder: 19
WPA - Homan, Paul T.
Date span: 1938, September and October 6
Description: Contains a letter from Homan, Cornell University professor of economics regarding his proposed study of the WPA.

Box: 58 Folder: 20
WPA - Hudson, Banks
Date span: 1940, September 9 and September 12
Description: Contains a letter from Hudson, then with the Work Projects Administration for Region VI (Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas).

Box: 58 Folder: 21
WPA - Hyde, Frederic Bulkeley
Date span: 1937, December 8 and December 20
Description: Contains 1 letter from Hyde, then with the Florida Works Progress Administration.

Box: 58 Folder: 22
WPA - Keller, George J.
Date span: 1939, March 29
Description: Contains 1 outgoing from Hopkins to Keller, Iowa Works Progress Administrator.

Box: 58 Folder: 23
WPA - Kimball, Fiske
Date span: 1941, May 28 and June 2
Description: Contains 1 letter from Kimball, Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, regarding the presentation of WPA art achievements to the Museum.


Box: 58 Folder: 24
WPA - Larned, Abner E.
Date span: 1939, April 8 - 1940, October 18
Description: Contains correspondence from Larned, Works Progress Administrator for Michigan.

Box: 58 Folder: 25
WPA - McCullough, F.W.
Date span: 1943, April 15 and April 19
Description: Contains 1 letter from McCullough, then with the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad, and formerly with the WPA.

Box: 58 Folder: 26
WPA - McDonough, John J.
Date span: 1938, June 18 - 1940, September 4
Description: Contains correspondence, telegram, and invitation from McDonough, Works Progress Administrator for Massachusetts.

Box: 58 Folder: 27
WPA - Miller, Malcolm J.
Date span: 1938, April 18 - 1943, June 7
Description: Contains correspondence and telegram from Miller, Field Representative for the Works Progress Administration in Louisiana.

Box: 58 Folder: 28
WPA - Moodie, Thomas H.
Date span: 1939, February 3 - 1940, May 27
Description: Contains memos and correspondence from Moodie, Works Progress Administrator for North Dakota.

Box: 58 Folder: 29
WPA - Naughton, John M.
Date span: 1937, April 5 - and April 8
Description: Contains 1 letter from Naughton, District Director for the Works Progress Administration in Iowa.

Box: 58 Folder: 30
WPA - Pinckney, Lawrence M.
Date span: 1938, February 7 - 1939, October 9
Description: Contains correspondence, memos, and clippings from Pinckney, Works Progress Administrator for South Carolina.

Box: 58 Folder: 31
WPA - Rowland, Lea
Date span: 1936, September 30 - October 30
Description: Contains correspondence from Rowland, Works Progress Administrator for New Mexico.

Box: 58 Folder: 32
WPA - Schnepfe, Fred E.
Date span: 1943, August 2 - September 27
Description: Contains correspondence from Schnepfe, formerly with the Works Progress Administration.

Box: 58 Folder: 33
WPA - Schoellkopf, Alfred H.
Date span: 1935, August 22 - 1936, January 2
Description: Contains correspondence and telegram from Schoelkopf, formerly with TERA (Temporary Emergency Relief Administration).

Box: 58 Folder: 34
WPA - Shackleton, Julia Kessel
Date span: Undated
Description: Contains 1 letter from Shackleton, formerly with the Works Progress Administration.

Box: 58 Folder: 35
WPA - Stephens, Ron
Date span: 1939, March 24
Description: Contains 1 letter from Stephens, Works Progress Administrator for Oklahoma.


Box: 58 Folder: 36
WPA - Stillman, Charles C.
Date span: 1935, November 6 and November 12
Description: Contains 1 letter and photograph from Stillman, formerly with the Ohio Works Progress Administration, and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration.

Box: 58 Folder: 37
WPA - Sullivan, Vincent J.
Date span: 1940, May 6
Description: Contains 1 letter from Sullivan, formerly with the Works Progress Administration of Connecticut.

Box: 58 Folder: 38
WPA - Van de Vrede, Jane
Date span: 1940, March 14 and May 6
Description: Contains 1 letter from Van de Vrede, Director of the Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Georgia.

Box: 58 Folder: 39
WPA - Wall, Roland B.
Date span: 1939, May 26 and June 7
Description: Contains 1 letter from Wall, Works Progress Deputy Administrator for Mississippi.

Box: 58 Folder: 40
WPA - Williams, Pierce
Date span: 1935, December 24 - 1945, July 6
Description: Contains excellent correspondence from former Works Progress Administration official, Pierce Williams, regarding a Senate Committee investigation of the WPA.

Box: 58 Folder: 41
WPA - Wilson, Louisa
Date span: 1933, June 14 - 1936, October 9
Description: Contains a letter and telegram from Wilson, then with the Temporary Emergency Relief Administration of New York.

Box: 58 Folder: 42
WPA - Witters, Harry W.
Date span: 1935, December 4 and December 9
Description: Contains 1 letter from Witters, Works Progress Administrator for Vermont.

Box: 58 Folder: 43
WPA - Wright, Helen
Date span: 1935, December 13
Description: Contains Hopkins' outgoing to Dorothy C. Kahn, Director of the Philadelphia County Relief Board, regarding Helen Wright.

Box: 58 Folder: 44
WPA - Miscellaneous
Date span: 1938, May 5 and Undated
Description: Contains Hopkins' office memo to all project workers regarding partisan politics; a song entitled "America Works, America Plays, America Sings"; and a card from blind WPA workers.


Box: 58 Folder: 45
WPA - Resignation of Hopkins
Date span: 1938, December 23 - 1939, January 10
Description: Contains Hopkins' outgoing regarding his resignation as Works Progress Administrator at $12,000 per annum. Includes acceptance of his resignation by Chief Clerk for the Adminstration, Harry L. Kinnear.

Box: 59 Folder: 1
Grinnell College - Correspondence
Date span: 1933, November 10 - 1941, May 8
Description: Contains correspondence, trustee reports, and alumni news from former Grinnell graduates.

Box: 59 Folder: 2
Grinnell College - Correspondence
Date span: 1940, January - November
Description: Contains correspondence and reports from Grinnell College administration and Grinnell alumni.

Box: 59 Folder: 3
Grinnell College - Correspondence
Date span: 1941, February 7 - 1944, November 1
Description: Contains correspondence, reports, bulletins, and catalogues from Grinnell College administration and alumni.

Box: 59 Folder: 4
Grinnell College - Correspondence
Date span: 1943, January 13 - 1945, December 15
Description: Contains correspondence, minutes of meetings, and calendar of events from Grinnell College administrators and alumni.

Box: 59 Folder: 5
Grinnell Institute of International Relations
Date span: 1941, February 1 and February 28
Description: Contains 1 letter from Max Burke, Executive Secretary of the Institute of International Relations, inviting Hopkins to become a sponsor of the program.

Box: 59 Folder: 6
Grinnell College - Nollen, John S.
Date span: 1921, May 28 - 1945, January 5
Description: Contains correspondence, telegrams, postcards, and newspaper clippings from Nollen, president of Grinnell College. Includes Hopkins' 1921 alumni contribution.

Box: 59 Folder: 7
Grinnell College - "Twelvers"
Date span: 1940, August 3 - August 26
Description: Contains correspondence from Paul Barrett, member of the Grinnell alumni club, "Twelvers".

Box: 59 Folder: 8
FDR Library - Cornerstone Ceremony
Date span: 1939, November 19
Description: Contains Hopkins' copy of the bound transcript from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Cornerstone Ceremony. 1 of 1,000 copies.

Box: 59 Folder: 9
FDR Library - Addresses at Dedication Ceremony
Date span: 1941, June 30 and August 19
Description: Contains typed carbon copy of the dedicatory addresses for the Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park.

Box: 59 Folder: 10
FDR Library - Correspondence
Date span: 1939, February 1 - 1945, November 14
Description: Contains correspondence from the Roosevelt Library staff as well as Hopkins' outgoing. Includes lists of FDR speeches; artwork; book collections; and ship models housed in the Library.

Box: 59 Folder: 11
FDR Library - Miscellaneous
Date span: 1941, August - 1944, November
Description: Contains some correspondence, annual reports, and an issue of The American Collector with a feature article on the Roosevelt Library.


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