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Cheyenne women with mattresses they made, Federal Emergency Relief Administration project, 1940.

Cavitt Creek

Cavitt Creek county unemployment relief camp, Umpqua National Forest, Oregon, 1930s.

Germany’s Failed Austerity Policies

Financial FAQs

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

Weekly Financial News

American Girl Books

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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

Looking Back at the Depression

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

Great Depression

2001: A Year Down Yonder (Shotguns and Glue)

VERDICT: Treasure

Laurinda’s Rating: 4.5/5

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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