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Depressions -- 1929 -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Mrs. Francis McDonald reminiscence

Identifier: c-00451
Scope and Contents This collection contains a brief, personal account of life in and around Lansing, Michigan, during World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II. Mrs. McDonald recounts her life as a child growing up in a rural community. She writes about life in general: the difficulty in finding a job, the hardships of the Depression, the relief offered by the New Deal, and a trip to the Chicago World's Fair of 1931. Throughout her writing, Mrs. McDonald shows how people were able to cope with the...
Dates: 1912 - 1979

Norris C. Bryson dissertation

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.167
Scope and Contents This collection contains Norris C. Bryson's 1979 dissertation entitled “The Response of the Cooperative Extension Service to the Great Depression in Michigan, 1929-1938.” The dissertation outlines the priorities of the programs, personnel, and budget from 1929 to 1938, and how these priorities reflected both the local and national demands placed on the Extension Service. The work contains interviews with the county agents who implemented these plans, as well as reviews of the publications...
Dates: 1979

[unidentified couple], circa 1980

 Item — Reel 2 for Accession HC 656
Identifier: A010509

Zee and Schober families papers

Identifier: UA-17.144.1
Scope and Content This collection consists of memorial books, correspondence, diaries, notebooks, school materials, scrapbooks, Elsie Zee’s teaching materials, family photographs, and genealogical papers. James Wilmer Zee and Elsie Schober Zee’s courtship love letters are also included. There are also post-World War II letters to Elsie Schober Zee and William (Wilhelm) Schober from family members in Germany and from former German P.O.W.s who worked for the Zees. The letters are in German. Many were translated...
Dates: 1908 - 1987