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Chapter 9
. “Mairzy Doats and Doazy Doats”
Norman H. Finkelstein,
Sounds in the Air: The Golden Age of
(New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1993), p. 37.
Dan Mulvey, ed.,
We Had Everything but Money
(Greendale, Wis.: Country Books, 1992), p. 136.
Ann Ellwood, “The Great Martian Invasion,” from David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallace,
The People’s Almanac #2
(New York: Bantam Books, 1978), p. 44.
Ibid., p. 46.
Chapter 10
. “The Great Arsenal of Democracy”
Clifton Daniel, ed.,
Chronicle of the Twentieth
(New York: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 1995), p. 485.
James T. Patterson,
America in the Twentieth Century
(New York: Harcourt Brace Johanovich, 1993), p. 272.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Fireside Chats
(New York: Penguin Books, 1995), p. 47.
A Century of Tribune Editorials
(Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries, 1947), p. 124.
David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallace,
The People’s
(Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday Books, 1975), p. 298.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
, p. 62.
Barrington Boardman,
Flappers, Bootleggers, “Typhoid
Mary,” and the Bomb: An Anecdotal History of the United States from
(New York: Harper and Row, 1989), p. 251.
Great Speeches of the 20th Century
, vol. 2 (Santa Monica, Calif.: Rhino Records, Inc., 1991).


A Century of Tribune Editorials.
Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1947.

Allen, Frederick Lewis.
Since Yesterday: The 1930s in America.
New York: Harper and Row, 1988.

Allsop, Kenneth.
Hard Travellin’: The Story of the Migrant Worker.
Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1967.

Boardman, Barrington.
Flappers, Bootleggers, “Typhoid Mary,” and the Bomb: An Anecdotal History of the United States from 1923–1945.
New York: Harper and Row, 1989.

Boller, Jr., Paul F.,
Presidential Campaigns.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Csida, Joseph, and June Bunday Csida.
American Entertainment: A Unique History of Popular Show Business.
New York: Billboard Publications, 1979.

Day, Donald.
Will Rogers: A Biography.
New York: David McKay and Company, 1962.

Finkelstein, Norman H.
Sounds in the Air: The Golden Age of Radio.
New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1993.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Fireside Chats.
New York: Penguin Books, 1995.

Hard Times: 1930–1940.
New York: Time-Life Books, 1969.

Kindleberger, Charles P.
The World in Depression: 1929–1939
. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986.

Klein, Joe.
Woody Guthrie: A Life.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980.

Klingaman, William K.
1929: The Year of the Great Crash.
New York: Harper and Row, 1989.

Leuchtenberg, William E., ed.
The New Deal: A Documentary History.
New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1968.

Lomax, Alan, compiler.
Hard-Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People.
New York: Oak Publications, 1967.

McElvaine, Robert S., ed.
Down and Out in the Great Depression: Letters from the Forgotten Man.
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1983.

McElvaine, Robert S.
The Great Depression: America, 1929–1941.
New York: Times Books, 1984.

Meltzer, Milton.
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?: The Great Depression 1929–1933.
New York: New American Library, 1969.

Mulvey, Dan, ed.
We Had Everything but Money.
Greendale, WI.: Country Books, 1982.

Official Guide Book of the Fair.
Chicago: A Century of Progress, 1934.

Patterson, James T.
America in the Twentieth Century.
New York: Harcourt Brace Johanovich, 1976.

Phillips, Cabell.
From the Crash to the Blitz: 1929–1939.
London: Macmillan, 1969.

Robinson, Lloyd.
The Hopefuls: Ten Presidential Campaigns.
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday and Company, 1966.

Steinbeck, John.
The Grapes of Wrath.
New York: Penguin Books U.S.A., 1976.

Stone, Irving.
They Also Ran.
New York: New American Library, 1966.

Terkel, Studs.
Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1986.

The Roaring Twenties: 1920–1930.
New York: Time-Life Books, 1969.

Vermilye, Jeremy.
The Films of the Thirties.
Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press, 1982.

Wallechinsky, David and Irving Wallace.
The People’s Almanac.
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1975.

Wallechinsky, David and Irving Wallace.
The People’s Almanac #2.
New York: Bantam Books, 1978.



Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA), 42, 70

American Federation of Labor (AFL), 65, 67


Benny, Jack, 77

“Black Thursday” (October 24, 1929), 6, 19–20

“Black Tuesday” (October 29, 1929), 5–8, 21, 26

Bonus Marchers, 29–31


Century of Progress (Chicago world’s fair), 74

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), 42

Civil Works Administration (CWA), 43, 44

Committee (Congress) of Industrial Organizations (CIO), 67–69

Coolidge, Calvin, 15, 18, 27, 35, 51

Coughlin, Charles, 64, 66

court packing, 70–72


Dewey, Thomas, 82

Didrikson, Mildred “Babe”, 75

Dow Jones industrial average, 16, 18, 26, 29


elections, presidential

1920, 9
1928, 15–17, 34
1932, 37–39, 61
1936, 51–52, 65, 71
1940, 82–83

End Poverty in California (EPIC), 61–63


Farley, James, 52, 83

Farm Holiday Association, 54–55

Farm Security Administration (FSA), 43, 46

Federal Deposit Insurance Commission (FDIC), 41

Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA), 43–44, 57

Federal Reserve Board, 17, 26

Flint, Michigan, sit-down strike, 68


Garner, John Nance, 37, 39, 83

Gone with the Wind,

Grapes of Wrath, The,

Guthrie, Woodrow “Woody,” 57–59


Harding, Warren G., 9, 27, 35

Hitler, Adolf, 75, 79–81, 84

Hoover, Herbert, 14–18, 20, 26–32, 37, 39, 84

“Hooverville”, 25–26, 30, 58


Landon, Alfred M., 51–52, 84

Lewis, John L., 66–68, 81

Literary Digest
poll, 52

Long, Huey P., 64–66


MacArthur, Douglas, 30

Mellon, Andrew, 27, 37

Memorial Day Massacre, 68–69


National Labor Relations Board, 49

National Recovery Administration, 48–49, 56

New Deal, 37, 43, 47, 61, 63, 66, 70–73

programs, 43–49, 66

Owens, Jesse, 75


Pearl Harbor, Japanese bombing of, 85

Prohibition, repeal of, 43

Public Works Administration (PWA), 43, 44


radio, 10, 36, 39, 41, 64, 65, 77–78

encouraged consumption, 10–11

Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC), 28

Resettlement Administration (RA), 73

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 34–35, 50

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 16, 31–32, 33–37, 39, 40–44, 47–52, 61, 63–66, 70–73, 81–85

Roosevelt, Theodore, 34, 51

Ruth, George “Babe,” 12, 75


“Second New Deal,” 73

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), 43, 47

Sinclair, Upton, 61–64

Smith, Al, 16, 36–37

Smoot-Hawley tariff bill, 27–28

Social Security, 47, 51, 65

Steinbeck, John, 45, 59–60

stock market, 6–7, 11–12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21–22, 29, 41, 47, 72

Stryker, Roy, 46–47


Taft, Robert, 81–82

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), 42

Townsend, Francis, 64–66


Welles, Orson, 46, 78

Willkie, Wendell, 82, 84

Wilson, Woodrow, 9, 15, 34–35

Works Progress Administration (WPA), 43–46

Federal Artists Project, 45
Theater Project, 46
Writers’ Project, 45–46

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[Great Depression in American history]
The Great Depression in United States history / David K. Fremon. pages cm.
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1. Depressions—1929—United States—Juvenile literature. 2. United States—
Economic conditions—1918–1945—Juvenile literature. 3. New Deal,
1933–1939—Juvenile literature. 4. Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano),
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