San Francisco (Calif.). Dept. of Public Health. Director of Relief.
Scope and Contents
Monthly and total expenditures and caseloads for families and for single men, women, and children on relief in San Francisco.
Family relief figures are listed under names of charitable relief organizations whose admistrations were taken over by the
Director of Relief beginning in 1931. These organizations are: Citizens' Agency for Social Welfare (previously named Associated
Charities); Eureka Benevolent Association, and Italian Board of Relief. The report also includes total figures for Non-Family
Relief, as well as monthly and total figures for Single Men and Women's Division.
The cover letter outlines the relief program developed by the Director of Relief and the Citizens' Advisory Commitee, immediately
following their inception in Sept. 1932. The program includes the following divisions, bureaus, and departments: Family Relief,
Single Men (mostly transient), Single Women, Bachelor Men (housed), Clothing, Lunch Dept., Medical Bureau, and Non-Resident
Families. Until April 1933, non-resident families were handled by Citizens Agency for Social Welfare (formerly known as Associated
Charities), at which time that aspect of the program was transferred to Travelers Aid.
The report includes rules of eligibility for family relief developed by the Citizens' Advisory Relief Committee.
Existence and Location of Copies note
Includes six copies.