African American Odyssey.
Section VIII, The Depression, The New Deal, and World War II, contains textual information and visuals about the effect of the Depression and World War II on African Americans.
Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives and Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Color Photographs.
Famous documentary photographs showing the effects of the Great Depression.
American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940.
Links to oral history interviews. Information about the Federal Writers Project during the Depression and photographs of the era. The introduction to the collection includes an essay by Ann Banks, Voices from the Thirties: Life Histories from the Federal Writers' Project, answering the question "Who were the Federal Writers and what did they do?"
Explore Your Community
A Community Heritage Poster for the Classroom.
Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies, 1789-Present.
Pictures of U.S. Presidents and First Ladies. Use the Timeline to find the presidents of the thirties and Related Holdings to find information about them.
Use this search engine to find legislation on immigration.
- Teacher's Guide to Analyzing Photographs and Prints