Great Depression & the New Deal
American Experience - The Great Depression
A brief overview of the topic from PBS.
American Experience - The New Deal
A brief overview from PBS.
American Experience – Timeline of the Great Depression
A timeline from PBS.
– America: From Great Depression to World War II
Offers black & white and color photos covering the Great
Depression to the mobilization for WWII. Allows searches by keyword,
subject, creator, and geographic location. From the Library of Congress’s
American Memory project.
New Deal Cultural
Presents information on New Deal programs implemented under
Roosevelt. Focuses on cultural programs like the WPA and the Federal
Projects in Art, Music, Theatre, and Writing. From the Webster's World
of Cultural Democracy, a part of the non-profit group the Institute
for Cultural Democracy.
New Deal Network: A Guide to the
Great Depression of the 1930s
A guide sponsored by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
that has links to speeches, letters and other texts, a photo gallery,
and other information on the Great Depression.
During the Great Depression, 250,000 teenagers became hobos, living
on the rails. Select Special Features to read stories by former teen
hobos. From PBS.
the Dust Bowl
PBS provides personal stories, photographs and a map illustrating the
location of the Dust Bowl.
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