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FDR and the Depression
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Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 21 Bibliography.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/fr32.html  
A portrait and a biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Character Above All - Franklin D. Roosevelt Essay
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/character/essays/roosevelt.html  
An account of the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidency with related links.

USA: Index on Franklin Delano Roosevelt
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/fr32/  
Provides links to Franklin D. Roosevelt's Inaugural Addresses, State of the Union Addresses, etc.

The American Experience - Presidents - Featured Presidents
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/32_f_roosevelt/index.html  
Provides links to the different stages of Franklin D. Roosevelt's career.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
http://www.americanpresident.org/history/franklindelanoroosevelt/  
A Franklin D. Roosevelt site providing links to information on the various stages of his life and career. Includes information for further readings, web resources and more.

Roosevelt & the New Deal

New Deal Network
http://newdeal.feri.org/  
A New Deal site with many related links. Includes links to Roosevelt's biography, photos, speeches, articles etc.

Fireside Chats of Franklin D. Roosevelt
http://www.mhric.org/fdr/fdr.html  
Provides links to the text of the Fireside Chats of Franklin Roosevelt including his outline of the New Deal program.

New Deal Cultural Programs
http://www.wwcd.org/policy/US/newdeal.html  
Provides links to information about the various cultural programs initiated by the New Deal as well as an introduction and an overview.

Roosevelt Inaugural Speech

First Inaugural Address of Franklin D. Roosevelt
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/presiden/inaug/froos1.htm  
The text of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Inaugural Address with links to Roosevelt papers and other presidential inaugural speeches.

FDR First Inaugural
http://www.hpol.org/fdr/inaug/  
The text of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Inaugural Address. Provides a link to the speech in RealAudio.

Franklin D. Roosevelt - First Inaugural Address - 1933
http://www.nationalcenter.org/FRooseveltFirstInaugural.html  
The text of Franklin D. Roosevelt's first Inaugural Address

"Brother Can You Spare A Dime?"

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
http://csivc.csi.cuny.edu/history/files/lavender/cherries.html  
The lyrics of the song, "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?"

Songs of the Great Depression
http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/history/lavender/cherries.html  
The lyrics to three songs from the Great Depression including "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" Includes photos of Bing Crosby and other singers.

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange
http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0013.html  
A brief profile of Lange and her work with links to some of her photos.

Dorothea Lange Collections - Oakland Museum of California
http://www.museumca.org/collection/dorothea-lange-archive  
A biography of Lange and a link to a slide show of her work.

Dorothea Lange
http://metalab.unc.edu/channel/Lange.html  
A profile of Dorothea Lange and her work.

Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother

Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" Photographs in the Farm Security Administration Collection: An Overview
http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/list/128_migm.html  
A brief background on Dorothea Lange's photography. Includes the Migrant Mother series and Lange's own account of the photographs.

Migrant Mother
http://www.artsmia.org/viewer/detail.php?v=12&id=4383  
The Migrant Mother photo and related links.

Dorothea Lange Photographs
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~UG97/fsa/lang.html  
The Migrant Mother sequence with a brief discussion.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/ar32.html  
A biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.

The American Experience | Eleanor Roosevelt
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eleanor/  
An Eleanor Roosevelt site that includes a timeline, a biography with photos, maps, etc.

The First Lady: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
http://www.americanpresident.org/history/franklindelanoroosevelt/firstlady/  
A biography and a photo of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Guide Introduction: The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933-1945
http://www.lexis-nexis.com/cispubs/guides/womens_studies/eroos.htm  
A biographical essay on Eleanor Roosevelt with the quote, "Franklin, surely you will note..."

Marian Anderson

Online NewsHour: Remembering Marian Anderson -- February 26,
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/remember-jan-june97-anderson_02-26a/  
A profile of Marian Anderson, with biographical information.

Marian Anderson
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/index.cfm?fuseaction=showIndividual&entity_id=3688&source_type=A 
A biography and a photo of Marian Anderson.

Langston Hughes

The Academy of American Poets - Poetry Exhibits - Langston Hughes
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/83  
A biography of Langston Hughes with a photo and links to some of his works.

Huey Long

Brief History: Huey Long
http://www.ssa.gov/history/hlong1.html  
A portrait and a biography of Huey Long. Provides links to excerpts from his autobiographies, speeches pertaining to his "share the wealth" platform, etc.

Father Coughlin

Father Charles E. Coughlin
http://www.ssa.gov/history/cough.html  
A photo and a profile of Father Coughlin, with links to a text sample and an audio clip sample of Coughlin's Broadcasts from 1934-35.

Flint Sit-Down Strike

Remembering the Flint Sit-Down Strike 1936-1937
http://www.historicalvoices.org/flint/  
Information about the Flint sit-down strike with audio clips, an interactive map, and a slideshow.

The Great Flint Sitdown
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flint_Sit-Down_Strike  
An account of the sit-down strike with photos.



  

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