Municipal Improvements – Claremont NH

Description

In addition to improvements water system, library and park improvements, town reports from 1933-1942 document the following New Deal support for town activities:

1933

RFC loan for the Welfare dept. $15,000

1934

The town budget notes $10,000 estimated for FERA work in 1935

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.

1936

Support of Poor & W.P.A. Projects $30,000.00
WPA Payments totaled $13,284.94 to 29 companies & agencies, and 40 individuals.

1937

WPA payments totaled $8,819 to 20 companies & agencies and 30 individuals.

1939

Welfare Department – WPA Payments totaled $7,641.45

1940

Welfare Department – W.P.A.Payments totaled $4,364.46 for the year.

1941

Welfare Department – WPA Payments 404.59

Source notes

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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Location Info


Claremont, NH 03743

Location notes: General marker for town of Claremont.

Coordinates: 43.3767402, -72.34675600000003

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