The Great Depression

The Great Depression

The Great Depression is a time in history during which there was a large number of people unemployed, a lot of banks failed as well as businesses because people did not have money to buy anything. The Great Depression began in the United States when stock market prices began to fall on September 4, 1929 and crashed on October 29, 1929, also known as Black Tuesday. The Great Depression lasted through the middle of the 1930s.

The websites and books on this page will help you learn about what life was like during The Great Depression. It was a very hard time but many, many people who lived through it remember it as a time when families and friends helped each other and relied on each other for even basic needs look food and shelter.

Websites:

Non-Fiction Books:

Migrant mother : how a photograph defined the Great Depression 2011 The 1930s : from the Great Depression to The wizard of Oz 2006 Black Tuesday : the stock market crash of 1929 1995 Children of the Great Depression 2005
Welcome to Kit's world, 1934 : growing up during America's Great Depression 2002 Children of the Dust Bowl : the true story of the school at Weedpatch Camp 1992 Going to School During the Great Depression 2002 The Great Depression
The Great Depressions and World War II Why Did the Great Depression Happen? Children of the Great Depression

Fiction Books:

Migrant mother : how a photograph defined the Great Depression 2011 The 1930s : from the Great Depression to The wizard of Oz 2006 Black Tuesday : the stock market crash of 1929 1995 Children of the Great Depression 2005
Welcome to Kit's world, 1934 : growing up during America's Great Depression 2002 Children of the Dust Bowl : the true story of the school at Weedpatch Camp 1992 Going to School During the Great Depression 2002 The Carpenter's Gift
Moon Over Manifest On the Blue Comet Better to Wish R My Name is Rachel
The Miner's Daughter The Luck of the Buttons Wingwalker

 

Here are some stories about the Great Depression – the characters all live Indiana:
Chig and the Second Spread Indiana 2003 Christmas after all : the Great Depression diary of Minnie Swift 2001 Indiana The Dark Didn't Catch Me Indiana The Mighty Miss Malone Indiana 2012

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