Cheyenne women with mattresses they made, Federal Emergency Relief Administration project, 1940.
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Cavitt Creek county unemployment relief camp, Umpqua National Forest, Oregon, 1930s.
Soup kitchen, Great Depression
One would think by now the debate has been resolved on which economic model created the better recovery for this Great Recession or Lessor Depression, as P Krugman has called it. 553 more words
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Keeping up with the Moys
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Melody has read lots of the American Girl books lots of times already, but Emily got really interested in them after she played with the Felicity doll while we were in Australia. 309 more words
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Arthur Miller's The Price
Who better to contextualize the experiences of the characters in The Price, looking back at the Depression from 1968, than the subjects of Studs Terkel’s 1971 interviews on the topic? 33 more words
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Newbery: Trash or Treasure
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A Year Down Yonder, the sequel to A Long Way From Chicago, is narrated by Mary Alice. When she is 15, her father loses her job. 449 more words
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