- Modern World History
- The Wall Street Crash
What caused the Wall Street Crash? In what ways were the lives
of Americans changed by the Wall Street Crash? How did President Roosevelt
try to tackle the Depression?
- A New Deal for the Arts
The federal program employing artists as part of the New Deal.
- New Deal America - Links to Maps,Images, Primary & Secondary
(see Chapter 28)
- New Deal Network: A Guide to the Great Depression of the 1930s
Educational site focused on the programs of FDR's New Deal. Sponsored
by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute and the Institute
for Learning Technologies at Teachers College/Columbia University.
Plans & Images
of the Depression Era.
- Every Picture Tells A Story: Documentary Photography and the
This interactive exercise allows viewers to examine how some of the
photos of the FSAs Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange were created,
which photos were selected for publications, and how they were changed
for public presentation
- Voices from the Thirties: An Introduction to the WPA Life Histories
This site features life histories from the 1930's written by the staff
of the Federal Writers Project for the Work Projects Administration
(WPA).This collection provides materials for teaching social history
of the Great Depression.
- The Great Depression - Documenting America
Library of Congress records of the Farm Security Administration and
Office of War Information Collection, showing rural life and the negative
impact of the Great Depression.
- America in the 1930's
America in the 1930s was created i for the American Studies Program
at the University of Virginia. It is a continuing project, with new
sites and resources added as students and faculty complete new projects.
- American Memory Timeline > Great
A look at this period of US history through primary sources.
- 1930s Great Depression Gallery, Michigan Historical Museum
Stories of Michigan during the Great Depression: Labor unions and
the Flint sit-down strike, Paul Honore's Natural Resources Mural,
bungalows, radio, lighthouses and the Great Lakes, President Franklin
D. Roosevelt's New Deal programs and the Civilian Conservatin Corps
- Sliding into the Great Depression
A study of the economics of the Great Depression by J. Bradford De
Long of University of California at Berkeley.