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Finding Aid to the San Francisco Office of the Controller Unemployment Relief Program Minutes and Reports 1932-1938
SFH 67  
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Description
City documents received and/or issued by the San Francisco Office of the Controller as fiscal accountant for unemployment relief services during the Great Depression. The collection consists of a report by the Director of Relief for fiscal year 1932-1933; minutes of the Citizens’ Emergency Relief Committee (originally named Citizens’ Advisory Relief Committee) for Sept. 3, 1932 - May 1937; Unemployment Relief Program Reports of the San Francisco Office of the Controller for fiscal years July 1, 1934 - June 30, 1937 (there is also a cover sheet for the report for July 1, 1932 - June 30, 1934, which is missing from the collection); and a report called "Suggested Relief Program 1933-1934," also issued by the Office of the Controller.
Background
The San Francisco Office of the Controller is responsible for managing the accounting, auditing, and other financial functions of the City. In its capacity as fiscal accountant for unemployment relief services during the Great Depression, the Office of the Controller received documents and reports from the newly-established Director of Relief and the Citizens' Advisory Relief Committee (which later became the Citizens' Emergency Relief Commitee), as well as issuing its own reports and recommendations.
Extent
2.0 boxes (1.0 cubic feet)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.