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Men on car by tents. Construction workers in front of tents. Names: William Allen Jones, Fort Benning, Paul Knight, Fort Benning, J.F. Goza, C.D. Brownlee and B.I. Juhan. For space only in W.T. Mullis' backyard they pay two dollars a week. Two of them are now working at Fort Benning and others the Williams Construction Company, building foundations for new barracks, got laid off couple of weeks ago for indefinite time. They all came from Stone Mountain, Atlanta, Georgia, where they worked on WPA (Work Projects Administration). Some have been here one month. One said "There's something crooked in this here job--some men have worked every day seven days a week and others get no work at all. It's a dirty shame and the government ought to know about these conditions and see what goes on. It's awful bad."

Men on car by tents. Construction workers in front of tents. Names: William Allen Jones, Fort Benning, Paul Knight, Fort Benning, J.F. Goza, C.D. Brownlee and B.I. Juhan. For space only in W.T. Mullis' backyard they pay two dollars a week. Two of them are now working at Fort Benning and others the Williams Construction Company, building foundations for new barracks, got laid off couple of weeks ago for indefinite time. They all came from Stone Mountain, Atlanta, Georgia, where they worked on WPA (Work Projects Administration). Some have been here one month. One said "There's something crooked in this here job--some men have worked every day seven days a week and others get no work at all. It's a dirty shame and the government ought to know about these conditions and see what goes on. It's awful bad."

 
 

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