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Summary: Chronicles the life of a family living in rural Virginia during the Depression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2012

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WAL

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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Summary: FDR appoints a Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up the American public. But when greedy industrialists who are profiting from the Depression thwart his every move, the Secretary begins to lose hope. That is, until he learns that some of the performances he has organized, including one by little Shirley Dugan, are lifting the nation out of its misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sh 15

Summary: The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD G

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Grapes

Summary: Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WAL

Odets, Clifford

Summary: A portrait of a Jewish family in a Bronx tenement perfectly captures the spirit of the Depression years.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: L.A. Theatre Works 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 812.52 ODE

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL

Favreau, Marc

Summary: "Marc Favreau documents the Great Depression--a time when Americans from all walks of life fell victim to poverty, insecurity, and fear--and tells the incredible story of how they survived and, ultimately, thrived. This is the story of the Great Depression in the United States, from the sweeping consequences of the market collapse to the more personal stories of individuals and communities...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.91 FAV

Summary: In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD OFM