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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: The Great Depression

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

ABC-Clio American History

ABC-Clio Issues: Understanding Controversy & Society

ABC-Clio Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideals

Annals of America

Primary Sources.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Gale UXL Student Resource Center Jr

Gale Virtual Reference Library


World Book

Image Quest

Economic Panic


The era which began soon after the Stock Market crash of 1929, the Great Depression, was one of the worst economic downturns in United States historyRead all about it!

Click on the graphic above for video explaining how the Stock Market Crash led to the Great Depression and President Franklin Roosevelt's steps to halt the run on the banks.

Great Depression

Great Depression websites

I Aint' Got No Home Anymore

Woodie Guthrie was a folk singer / songwriter whose lyrics reflected the lives of every day Americans during the Great Depression.

Stories about The Great Depression

This video takes a short bit of time to load. It includes the oral history of people who lived through The Great Depression.


E-book Databases

Click on the covers to access the e-books on-line. Reminder:  When prompted to enter your id or library card number or password for Gale-UXL, remember to use the Fiat Library database password (the same password - not user - name) that is used for all our databases. All of these databases are also available in print Reference.


Check the Destiny catalog for more books on this topic.