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Author Burg, David F.

Title The Great Depression : an eyewitness history / David F. Burg.

Published New York : Facts On File, 1996.

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 UniM Bail f  973.91 GREA    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 390 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Notes fix call number.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-377) and index.
Contents The Eyewitness History Series -- 1. Prelude to Crisis: 1919-1928 -- 2. Fateful Year on Wall Street: 1929 -- 3. The Failure of Optimism: 1930-1933 -- 4. The First New Deal: 1933-1934 -- 5. The Second New Deal: 1935-1936 -- 6. Storms Gather Abroad: 1937-1938 -- 7. The Emerging War: 1939-1941 -- Appendix A: List of Documents -- Appendix B: Biographies of Major Personalities.
Summary "The Great Depression, a volume in Facts On File's acclaimed Eyewitness History series, provides hundreds of firsthand accounts of this period - from memoirs, speeches, letters and newspapers, which illustrate how historical events appeared to those who lived through them. Among the eyewitness testimonies included are those of Roosevelt, Huey Long, Edna St. Vincent Millay and hundreds more."--BOOK JACKET. "In addition to the firsthand accounts, each chapter provides an introductory essay and a chronology of events. The book also includes two appendixes - which consist of relevant documents and capsule biographies of more than 200 key figures - a bibliography, an index and numerous photographs."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Personal narratives -- Juvenile literature.
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Personal narratives -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- 1919-1933 -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0816030952 (alk. paper)