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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: "A history of the Great Depression, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary works, letters, speeches, broadcasts, and diaries; summary boxes; a timeline; maps; and a list of additional resources"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2011

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Loh-Hagan, Virginia

Summary: "The events surrounding the Dust Bowl did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of an Oklahoma farmer, a migrant farm worker, and a government journalist as readers act out scenes that took place in the midst of this historic event. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 45th Parallel Press/Cherry Lake Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.917 LOH

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: "Describes the people and events of the Great Depression. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspectives of a Bonus Army marcher, a teenager riding the rails, and a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

McDaniel, Melissa

Summary: Learn about the Great Depression, from its roots in the economic boom of the 1920s to its conclusion during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.916 MCD

Lindop, Edmund.

Summary: Outlines life in the United States in the 1920s, including Prohibition, the stock market crash, and advances in technology and entertainment such as the first radios and first talking movies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.915 LIN

Summary: This explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC P

Summary: This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 363.41 Prohibition 2011

Summary: Plane is pulled out of hangar, pilots climb in and fly. Good ground and aerial shots

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1920

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Summary: New 78 mph locomotive (train)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1931

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Summary: Demonstration of new-fangled motor tractors and other farm equipment.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1919

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Summary: Supermarine seaplanes being built and being demonstrated.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1931

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Summary: Early commercial passenger/cargo flights. No actual take-offs but still good examples of early commercial flights

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1920

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Summary: Amphibious, self-propelled gun

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1920

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Summary: Hallo Mars? - Marconi with new antenna on his yacht

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1922

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Summary: Folding car, unusual invention.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1930

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Summary: Fold-up Cars: Two women push an odd, folded-up vehicle onto street, put it together, drive away.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1931

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Summary: Early experimental helicopter

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1920

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Summary: Drydock construction

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1920

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Summary: Ill-conceived flying machines including elaborate precursor to the auto-gyro

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1930

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Summary: Early Inventions-Gizmos. People trying to fly, odd cars. Wacky.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1920

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Summary: Single-engine Avro-Napier bomber

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1920

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Summary: Flooding a dry dock to float the ship

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1920

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Summary: The Rotolactator! Amazing automated cow-milking machine.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1930

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