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The Depression

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Economic Problems and the Depression

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Economic Problems in Europe

  • George Orwell (1903-1950): The Road to Wigan Pier, excerpts [At Internet Archive, from Clinch Valley College]

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The Depression in the US

  • WEB The Great Depression
    Includes hard statistics.
  • WEB American Life Histories, Manuscripts from the Federal Writers's Project, 1936-1940 [At Library of Congress]
    Over 2,900 online oral histories from the Depressison era. The site also has image files.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt  (1882-1945): First Inaugural, March 4, 1933 [At Hanover]
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