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FDR and the Depression
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Depression Era Documentary Photography Key Events Maps Transcript Webography

Link to Feature  = to Depression Era Photography   Link to Transcript  = to the Transcript

1929

Herbert Hoover inaugurated president

 

Link to TranscriptStock Market Crash begins Great Depression

1931

Link to TranscriptScottsboro case

1932

Bonus March on Washington

 

Federal Emergency Relief Act

 

Link to TranscriptFranklin D. Roosevelt elected president

1933

Link to TranscriptDust Bowl begins

 

Link to TranscriptNew Deal begins

 

Link to TranscriptAAA, CCC, TVA, FDIC, NIRA established

 

Prohibition repealed

1934

Federal Housing Administration established

1935

Link to TranscriptWPA established

 

Link to TranscriptNational Labor Relations Act grants right to organize

 

Link to TranscriptSocial Security enacted

1936

Link to TranscriptRoosevelt re-elected

1936 -
1937

Link to TranscriptFlint sit-down strike

Link to Depression Era Photography

1937

Farm Security Administration established

 

Link to TranscriptRepublic Steel strike

An interactive, expanded timeline for the period after 1876 can be found in Program 26.



  

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