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GREAT DEPRESSION OF THE 1930'S-- SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library  Revised January 23,  2001
See also:
Economics
United States History
World History

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT THE GREAT DEPRESSION

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v. 8
 in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.
Sobel, Robert. "Great Depression" v.8 Thorkelson, H.John. "Great Depression" v. 13

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.

Depressions--1929--United States.  United States--Social life and customs-- 1918-1945-- Juvenile literature. 
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.  United States--Economic conditions-- 1918-1945-- Juvenile literature. 
Depressions--1929.  United States--Social conditions--1918-1932. 
Depressions--1929--United States.  United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945. 
United States--History--1933-1945.  Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. 

GREAT DEPRESSION--  BROWSING GUIDE
See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

973.916 
973.917   U.S. History  1930's
338.54    Economic History

SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS
The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject.

Twentieth Century America ;a Primary Sources Collection from the Associated Press. Volume 2. The Great Depression 1929-1939 Ref. 973.9 T971 1995 V.02
American Decades 1930-1939 Ref. 973.9 A512D 1930
This Fabulous Century, Volume IV, 1930-1940 Ref. 973.9T448 v.04
The Annals of America. Ref. 973 A613 Volume 16
Eleanor Roosevelt : First Lady of the world  JACKDAW
The Depression JACKDAW

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

Videorecordings

The Great Depression 973.916 G786 1998 
Riding the rails 385.0973 R544 1997
Franklin D. Roosevelt 973.917 R781S 1991 
The speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt  973.917 R781SP 1990 

WEB SITES

Kingswood College Library American Cultural History  1930-1939  (Links below obtained from this excellent page.)
Voices from the Dust Bowl Voices from the Thirties, Life Histories from the Federal Writers Project
Surviving the Dust Bowl Riding the Rails, Hobos on the Trains During the Great Depression
WPA Life Histories Then and Now, Prices During the Great Depression
Herbert Hoover IPL Franklin Delano Roosevelt  IPL
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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001