News Photo. Black & White Print. Harry L. Hopkins
(WPA) chain letter. April 26, 1938. US.
Size: 8 by 9 1/2 inches. Purchased on eBay, 10/2012.
Printed information on front - to right of photo: WASHINGTON, APR. 26--ACCUSES
HOPKINS OF 'CHAIN LETTER PROPAGANDA' -- Waving aloft letters he said he had
received bearing "chain" instruction, Rep. John Taber (R-NY) today accused
Harry L. Hopkins, WPA administrator, of inspiring "chain letter propaganda"
for President Roosevelt's pump priming program. "On the bottoms of some of
the letters," he said, "was a line stating 'make one copy for your congressman
and send this to four other persons'. (AP wire photo)
Back of photo, hand written: Harry L Hopkins Chain Letters
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