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The Great Depression
The Dust Bowl
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
Produced by PBS, this website documents how Jim Crow laws shaped the American landscape from the mid-1800s through the mid-1900s, including during The Great Depression. Includes audio, video, and firsthand narratives.
Jim Crow Research Guide
Jim Crow resources from the Great Debaters research guide.
Women in the 1930s
Article hosted by H-Net (Humanities and Social Sciences Online) exploring the changing role of women during The Great Depression.
Blaming the 'Defective' People
Explores the perception of the mentally handicapped during the Great Depression.
Philipkoski, Kristen. “Blaming the 'Defective' People.”
, Conde Nast, 5 June 2017, www.wired.com/2001/03/blaming-the-defective-people/.
Eugenics: Compulsory Sterilization in 50 American States
State-by-state break down on forced sterilization of handicapped people in the 30s and 40s.
Kaelber, Lutz. “Eugenics: Compulsory Sterilization in 50 American States.”
The University of Vermont
, The University of Vermont, 2012, www.uvm.edu/~lkaelber/eugenics/.
Eliminating the Inferior: American and Nazi Sterilization Programs
Good overview on the eugenics movement in America in the 1930s.
Barry Mehler, "Eliminating the Inferior: American and Nazi Sterilization Programs," Science for the People (Nov-Dec 1987) pp. 14-18.
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