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245 0 0 _aDear Mrs. Roosevelt :
_bletters from children of the Great Depression /
_cedited by Robert Cohen.
260 _aChapel Hill :
_bUniversity of North Carolina Press,
_cc2002.
300 _axi, 266 p. :
_bill. ;
_c25 cm.
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references (p. [245]-260) and index.
505 8 _aMachine generated contents note: Introduction 3 --CHAPTER 1. Ill-Clothed, Ill-Housed, Ill-Fed 35 --CHAPTER 2. Education 91 --CHAPTER 3. Social Life 145 --CHAPTER 4. Minorities 195 --Epilogue: Responses to the Letters 237.
520 _aActivism made Mrs. Roosevelt a beloved figure among poor teens and children, who between the Depression of 1933 wrote her thousands of letters describing their problems and requesting her help. Here are 200 of these extraordinary documents to open a window into the lives of the Depression's youngest victims. Illustrations.
600 1 0 _aRoosevelt, Eleanor,
_d1884-1962
_vCorrespondence.
650 0 _aPresidents' spouses
_zUnited States
_vCorrespondence.
650 0 _aChildren
_zUnited States
_vCorrespondence.
650 0 _aPoor children
_zUnited States
_vCorrespondence.
651 0 _aUnited States
_xHistory
_y1933-1945
_vSources.
650 0 _aDepressions
_y1929
_zUnited States
_vPersonal narratives.
651 0 _aUnited States
_xPolitics and government
_y1933-1945
_vSources.
651 0 _aUnited States
_xSocial conditions
_y1933-1945
_vSources.
650 0 _aChildren
_zUnited States
_xSocial conditions
_y20th century
_vSources.
650 0 _aChildren's writings, American.
700 1 _aCohen, Robert,
_d1955 May 21-
700 1 _aRoosevelt, Eleanor,
_d1884-1962.
776 0 8 _iOnline version:
_tDear Mrs. Roosevelt.
_dChapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2002
_w(OCoLC)605263560
776 0 8 _iOnline version:
_tDear Mrs. Roosevelt.
_dChapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2002
_w(OCoLC)606898948
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