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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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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

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

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

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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, Call number: J 973.916 MCD

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon

Summary: Introduces the Great Depression, inviting readers to investigate its causes, offering insights into daily life and how the economics of the time shaped politics, and discussing Roosevelt's New Deal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press, A division of Nomad Communications 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.917 LUS

Larson, Kirby.

Summary: In 1944 Hobie Hanson's father is flying B-24s in Europe, so Hobie decides to donate his beloved German shepherd, Duke, to Dogs for Defense in the hope that it will help end the war sooner--but when he learns that Duke is being trained for combat he is shocked, frightened and determined to get his dog back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAR

Stein, R. Conrad.

Summary: Describes the 1929 stock market crash and the events and effects of the depression that followed, including the New Deal programs intended to restore the economy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1993

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.91 STE

Behnke, Alison.

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in America in the mid twentieth century, from every day clothes to high fashion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 BEH

Summary: World War II - Churchill speaks on victory over Graf Spee

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: Churchill speech after outbreak of war; says that Britons won't believe Nazi propaganda and won't quit.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1939

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Summary: World War II - Battle of Britain footage w/audio of Churchill speech praising RAF pilots for defending Britain; "never have so many owed so much to so few

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WOR

Summary: Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WOR

Summary: World War II - First Atomic Bomb Explosion. Raw footage of Trinity test (2 angles) (part 2)

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1945

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Summary: World War II - Leaders from USA, USSR and Europe meet to discuss former Italian colonies & General Jan Smuts arrives in Britain for Imperial Conference

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1946

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Summary: Launch of a freighter for service on inland Great Lakes Waterway.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1938

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Summary: World War II - Nazi Germany invades Holland, Belgium, and Luxembourg. Churchill becomes British Prime Minister.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: World War II - Japanese bombing of Chungking

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: World War II - German newsreel of invasion of Luxembourg by the Nazis. German Voiceover.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: World War II - US Navy Admiral William "Bull" Halsey Press conference on the war in Japan

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: Anti-tank guns

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: Death of Prime Minister Nehru of India. Scenes from his life.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: World War II - Soviet War industry foundry work; Tank assembly work

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1941

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