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American History: The Great Depression: Links

Guide for Library Research on The Great Depression

Work Progress Administration Poster

Work Progress Administration Poster

We Do Our Part

We Do Our Part

2nd Bill of Rights Poster

2nd Bill of Rights Poster

Its Up to You!

Its Up to You!

May I Have a Look?!

May I Have a Look?!

Okies on Route 66

Okies on Route 66

"Okies" On the Road to California 1941

Lloyd Sealy Library Video Search

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Posters and Photos

Political Cartoon Critical of FDR (1930s)

Political Cartoon Critical of FDR (1930s)

  • Dust Bowl Images
    Photographs of Dust storms and their effects in the central United States, refered to at the time as the Dust Bowl
  • A New Deal for the Arts
    From the National Archives of the United States (NARA) is an exhibit on art created as part of the New Deal during the Great Depression.
  • WPA Posters
    The By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943 collection consists of 908 boldly colored and graphically diverse original posters produced from 1936 to 1943 as part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal.

The Hindenburg

The Crash of the Hindenburg in Lakehurt NJ 1937

The Crash of the Hindenburg in Lakehurt NJ 1937

World War One and World War Two Subject Guide

WW1

The Lloyd Sealy Library has a subject guide on World War One and World War Two. Click HERE to take a look!

WW2

Holocaust Subject Guide

 

The Holocaust

The Lloyd Sealy Library has a subject guide on the Holocaust. Click HERE to take a look!

Presidential Libraries

Mount Rushmore (Dedicated in 1933)

 

Mount Rushmore (Dedicated in 1933)

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library collects manuscripts, photographs and oral histories documenting President Franklin Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor, as well as those of various individuals and organizations associated with the Roosevelts.

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
The Hoover Library collects manuscripts, photographs and oral histories documenting President Herbert Hoover.

Unemployment

Unemployed lumber worker goes with his wife to the bean harvest in Oregon.

Unemployed lumber worker goes with his wife to the bean harvest in Oregon.
(Note social security number tattooed on his arm.)
Photo by Dorothy Lange

No Jobs

No Jobs

The End of Prohibition

The End of Prohibition in Cleveland Ohio 1933

The End of Prohibition in Cleveland Ohio 1933