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Surviving the Dust Bowl
Companion Web site to the American Experience program of the same name. Includes RealAudio interviews, teacher's guide, and eyewitness accounts. From PBS Online.

Herbert Hoover On-Line Presidential Library: The Great Depression
This gallery puts the Great Depression in historical context and details Hoover's early response to the crisis. From the National Archives and Records Administration.

A New Deal for the Arts
Article within the National Archives and Records Administration Web site about the government's support of the arts as part of the New Deal.

American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940
Life histories written by the staff of the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers' Project for the US Works Progress Administration (WPA). Typically 2,000-15,000 words in length, these documents consist of drafts and revisions, varying in form from narrative to dialogue to report to case history. From the Library of Congress American Memory Collection.

Voices From the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection
Exhibit about the everyday life of residents of Farm Security Administration (FSA) migrant work camps in central California in 1940 and 1941. The collection consists of audio recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, and publications, generated during two separate documentation trips supported by the Archive of American Folk Song. From the Library of Congress American Memory Collection.

The Price of Civilization: Taxation in War and Depression, 1933 - 1946
A Web site covering key periods in the history of American federal taxation. Focusing on the critical years of the Great Depression and World War II, these pages chart the rise of the modern federal revenue system. From the Tax Analysts Web site.

The New Deal Network
Includes a database of photographs, political cartoons, and texts (speeches, letters, and other historic documents from the New Deal period) with over 3,000 items, many of which previously accessible only to scholars. Sponsored by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute.

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