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July 4, 1930

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Delegates at a National Conference of the Unemployed in Chicago form the Unemployed Councils. The Councils were instrumental in resisting evictions of unemployed workers and in organizing unemployed strikes to pressure state and local governments to expand relief aid and relief work during the Great Depression.

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