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Life During the Great Depression

                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                             Fruits and vegetables grown in family gardens
                              were canned and stored for later consumption.

                                 Courtesy of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library.

"Everyday Living." Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library. Ed. Allison McNeill, Richard C. Hanes, and Sharon M. Hanes. Vol. 1: Almanac. Detroit: UXL, 2003. 187-211. Web. 11 Aug. 2016.

Everyday Living - Great Depression and New Deal Reference Library

1930s: The Way We Lived - Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th and 21st Century America.

Everyday Life 1929-1941 - Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression

Making Do: Family Life in the Depression - American Decades

Breadlines - Encyclopedia of the Great Depression 

Music in the 1930s - American Decades

Hollywood 1929-1941 - Historic Events for students: The Great Depression

Riding the Rails - Great Depression and New Deal Reference Library

News Media and Entertainment - Great Depression and New Deal Reference Library

    Gender Roles in the 1930s

     During the early 1940s thousands of American women began working in factories in support of the war effort. The swing shift of drill press operators at this West Coast airplane factory was composed entirely of women when this photograph was taken in 1942.  FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT LIBRARY

    BOEHM, LISA KRISSOFF. "Women, Impact of the Great Depression on." Encyclopedia of the Great Depression. Ed. Robert S. McElvaine. Vol. 2. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2004. 1050-1055. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 11 Aug. 2016.

    Family and Home, Impact of the Great Depression On - Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

    Women, Impact of the Great Depression On - Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

    Men, Impact of the Great Depression On - Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

        

      Causes of the Great Depression


       

      The depression of the 1930's threw millions of Americans out of work and long lines of hungry people formed across the nation to get food handouts. Typical were these destitute people who are receiving cabbages and potatoes from a federal relief agency in Cleveland date unknown. (AP Photo) 

      Document Page: Great Depression - Proquest Research Topics - eLibrary

      Causes of the Great Depression - Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library

      Causes of the Great Depression - Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

      Causes of the Great Depression - History Study Center - Video Clip - Run Time 1 min. 38 sec.

      The Great Depression: Crash Course U.S. History #33 - YouTube.com - Running time 13 min. 42 sec.

          

        Farms and Ranches in the 1930s

        Wessel's Living History Farm  - Farming in the 1930s

        The Farm Crisis - American Decades

        Farm Relief - Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library

        Farm Relief 1929-1941 - Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression

        Farmers and the Great Depression - American Decades

            

          John Steinbeck

                                                Biography; Feb2002, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p78.

          John Steinbeck - Unlikely Voice of the American Struggle - Biography Reference Center

          John Steinbeck - Britannica Biographies - Biography Reference Center

          John Steinbeck - American National Biography - Biography Reference Center

          John Steinbeck - John Steinbeck (9781429802857) - Biography Reference Center

              
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