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First Unemployment Check in Wisconsin



First Unemployment Check in Wisconsin
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Title: First Unemployment Check in Wisconsin
Description: Neils Ruud, 824 E. Dayton Street, receiving the first unemployment compensation check issued in Wisconsin from Voyta Wrabetz, chairman of the state industrial commission. Also shown is Edwin Witte, university economist and author of the national social security act, Professor John Commons, university economist, and Ruud's employer H.H. Brockhausen.

Image ID: 3491
Creation
Date:
August 17, 1936 
Creator
Name:
Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Classified File
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Unemployment
Pensions
Public officers
Public welfare
Special days
Men
 

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