In addition to improvements water system, library and park improvements, town reports from 1933-1942 document the following New Deal support for town activities:
RFC loan for the Welfare dept. $15,000
The town budget notes $10,000 estimated for FERA work in 1935
Blister Rust Control work: A total of 32 men were given employment for a considerable period on funds reported in the attached financial statement. 8 Claremont men were employed in the neighboring town of Plainfield.
W. P. A. Federal funds expended $ 996.88
Area covered 1197 acres.
Currant and gooseberry bushes destroyed 24,762.
Support of Poor & W.P.A. Projects $30,000.00
WPA Payments totaled $13,284.94 to 29 companies & agencies, and 40 individuals.
WPA payments totaled $8,819 to 20 companies & agencies and 30 individuals.
Welfare Department – WPA Payments totaled $7,641.45
Welfare Department – W.P.A.Payments totaled $4,364.46 for the year.
Welfare Department – WPA Payments 404.59
Annual Report of the SELECTMEN and other TOWN OFFICERS of Claremont, New Hampshire January 31, 1933 to 1942
Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on July 17, 2014.
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