Federal Emergency Relief and Civil Works Program: Hearing Before the Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations ... in Charge of Deficiency Appropriations. Seventy-third Congress, Second Session. H. R. 7527

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934 - 131 pages
 

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Page 54 - ... declared their intention of becoming citizens, who are bona fide residents of the State, Territory, or district in which the work is to be performed: Provided, That these preferences shall apply only where such labor is available and qualified to perform the work to which the employment relates; and (5) that the maximum of human labor shall be used in lieu of machinery wherever practicable and consistent with sound economy and public advantage.
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