This video series covers every aspect of the 1930s, from the causes of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and even cultural aspects such as radio and movies.  This includes topics such as Franklin Roosevelt, the New Deal, the demagogues, radio programs, and more!

Causes of the Great Depression

Black Tuesday

Hoovervilles & the Bonus Army

A Day in the Life of the 1930s

Herbert Hoover

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The First 100 Days

The New Deal

The Works Progress Administration

The Civilian Conservation Corps

The Tennessee Valley Authority

The Federal Music Project

The Federal Theatre Project

The Dust Bowl

Black Blizzards

Dust Pneumonia & Dust Storm Preparations

Dust Bowl Pests


The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

Woody Guthrie

The Kingfish: Huey P. Long

John L. Lewis

Religion in the 1930s

“Alfalfa” Bill Murray

Radio in the 1930s

Big Bands & Swing Music

War of the Worlds

Movies in the 1930s

Bing Crosby

Shirley Temple

Will Rogers

Eleanor Roosevelt

Margaret Mitchell & Gone With the Wind

Amelia Earhart

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Art in the 1930s

Dorothea Lange

The 1939 World’s Fair


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