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The Politics of Relief: The North Carolina WPA and the Tar Heel Elections of 1936


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A look at the active role played by The Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1936 election in North Carolina. The WPA directed patronage and relief moneys to benefit candidates it supported in the Democratic primary for the US Senate seat, the Democratic gubernatorial primary, and the regular elections in the 9th congressional district, and support was contended for by several factions within the party.
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