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Commissioner Wallander and Henry L. McCarthy, of the Department of Welfare, discuss Emergency Welfare on McCarthy's first day on the job. 10,000 people on staff with the Department of Welfare, including 2600 volunteers. This is an inadequate staff, so they are recruiting for more volunteers. Establishment of Emergency Welfare centers and Central Registration Bureau.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 71843