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21:56 Mar 13, 2018
English to Spanish translations [PRO] Social Sciences - History
English term or phrase:witto
Hola, estoy traduciendo una carta de un ciudadano al presidente Roosevelt, poniéndolo al tanto de la distribución de la ayuda en el marco del Nuevo Trato, para la población afroamericana. La carta está escrita por una persona de bajo nivel educativo, y tiene errores gramaticales que vengo sorteando. Pero aquí no sé cómo seguir. Les copio parte del texto:
Dear Mr. President
Would you please direct the people in charge of the releaf work in Georgia to issue the
provisions + other supplies to our suffering colored people. I am sorry to worrie you
with this Mr. President but hard as it is to belief the releaf officials here are using up most
everything that you send from the self + their fiends. They give out the releaf supplies here on
Wednesdays of this week and give us black folks, each, one, nothing but a few cans of pickle
meet and to white folks, they give blankets, bolts of cloth and things like that. I don’t want to
take to mutch of your time Mr President but will give you just one example of how the releaf
is work down here the witto Nancy Hendrics own lands, stock holder in the bank in this town
and she is being supplied with blankets cloth and gets a supply of cnas goods regular this is
only one case but I could tell you many.
Or the entry called “An Africans American Asks FDR to End Racial Inequalities in Federal Relief:
I will give you just one example of how the relief is down here: the widow Nancy Hendricks owns land, is a stockholder in the bank, and she is supplied with blankets, cloth, and gets a supply of canned goods regularly.