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Down and Out in the Great Depression : Letters from the Forgotten Man

By: McElvaine, Robert S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2008Edition: 25th ed.Description: 1 online resource (276 p.).ISBN: 9780807898819.Subject(s): Depressions - 1929 - United States | Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Sources | United States - Social conditions - 1933-1945 | United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Sources | United States - Social life and customs - 1918-1945 | United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945 -- SourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Down and Out in the Great Depression : Letters from the Forgotten ManDDC classification: 973.91 | 973.910922 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Foreword to the Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: The Early Depression; Part II: Conditions of Life in the Thirties; Part III: Reactions to the Depression; Part IV: The ""Forgotten Man"" Looks at Roosevelt; Notes; Sources of Letters; Index
Summary: Down and Out in the Great Depression is a moving, revealing collection of letters by the forgotten men, women, and children who suffered through one of the greatest periods of hardship in American history. Sifting through some 15,000 letters from government and private sources, Robert McElvaine has culled nearly 200 communications that best show the problems, thoughts, and emotions of ordinary people during this time.Unlike views of Depression life ""from the bottom up"" that rely on recollections recorded several decades later, this book captures the daily anguish of people dur
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Contents; Foreword to the Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: The Early Depression; Part II: Conditions of Life in the Thirties; Part III: Reactions to the Depression; Part IV: The ""Forgotten Man"" Looks at Roosevelt; Notes; Sources of Letters; Index

Down and Out in the Great Depression is a moving, revealing collection of letters by the forgotten men, women, and children who suffered through one of the greatest periods of hardship in American history. Sifting through some 15,000 letters from government and private sources, Robert McElvaine has culled nearly 200 communications that best show the problems, thoughts, and emotions of ordinary people during this time.Unlike views of Depression life ""from the bottom up"" that rely on recollections recorded several decades later, this book captures the daily anguish of people dur

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