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GN 00302.595 Emergency Relief Agency (ERA) Records

A. General

These records were made during the Depression era of the 1930's and usually contain information about family members given on emergency aid applications. When the records still exist, they are usually in the custody of county government.

B. Requesting evidence from ERA records

  • Request age information from ERA records on Form 562-U2 through the DO parallel to the county government agency having custody of the records.

  • The request should contain

    • The claimant's full name (including any nicknames), and

    • Full names of th claimant's parents (including nucknames), and

    • Place(s) of residence in the 1930's, and

    • The head of household at that time. and

    • The claimant's relationship to the head of household


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GN 00302.595 - Emergency Relief Agency (ERA) Records - 10/06/1994
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:10/06/1994