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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
A portrait and a biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Character Above All - Franklin D. Roosevelt Essay
An account of the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidency with related links.

USA: Index on Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Provides links to Franklin D. Roosevelt's Inaugural Addresses, State of the Union Addresses, etc.

The American Experience - Presidents - Featured Presidents
Provides links to the different stages of Franklin D. Roosevelt's career.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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
A New Deal site with many related links. Includes links to Roosevelt's biography, photos, speeches, articles etc.

Fireside Chats of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Provides links to the text of the Fireside Chats of Franklin Roosevelt including his outline of the New Deal program.

New Deal Cultural Programs
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
The text of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Inaugural Address with links to Roosevelt papers and other presidential inaugural speeches.

FDR First Inaugural
The text of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Inaugural Address. Provides a link to the speech in RealAudio.

Franklin D. Roosevelt - First Inaugural Address - 1933
The text of Franklin D. Roosevelt's first Inaugural Address

"Brother Can You Spare A Dime?"

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
The lyrics of the song, "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?"

Songs of the Great Depression
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
A brief profile of Lange and her work with links to some of her photos.

Dorothea Lange Collections - Oakland Museum of California
A biography of Lange and a link to a slide show of her work.

Dorothea Lange
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
A brief background on Dorothea Lange's photography. Includes the Migrant Mother series and Lange's own account of the photographs.

Migrant Mother
The Migrant Mother photo and related links.

Dorothea Lange Photographs
The Migrant Mother sequence with a brief discussion.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt
A biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.

The American Experience | Eleanor Roosevelt
An Eleanor Roosevelt site that includes a timeline, a biography with photos, maps, etc.

The First Lady: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
A biography and a photo of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Guide Introduction: The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933-1945
A biographical essay on Eleanor Roosevelt with the quote, "Franklin, surely you will note..."

Marian Anderson

Online NewsHour: Remembering Marian Anderson -- February 26,
A profile of Marian Anderson, with biographical information.

Marian Anderson
A biography and a photo of Marian Anderson.

Langston Hughes

The Academy of American Poets - Poetry Exhibits - Langston Hughes
A biography of Langston Hughes with a photo and links to some of his works.

Huey Long

Brief History: Huey Long
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
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
Information about the Flint sit-down strike with audio clips, an interactive map, and a slideshow.

The Great Flint Sitdown
An account of the sit-down strike with photos.


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