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First Unemployment Check in Wisconsin

First Unemployment Check in Wisconsin | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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.
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.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:3491
Creation Date:August 17 1936
Creator Name:Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 665
Original Dimensions:8 x 5 inches
SUBJECTS
Unemployment
Special days
Men
Public welfare
Pensions
Public officers

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