Tag Archives: The Great Depression

Word Cloud: ACTIVIST

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD March is Women’s History Month, so I’ll be talking about women poets this month. Ask two hundred people on the main streets across America to name American women poets — if they came up with anyone, almost … Continue reading

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First Read of a Literary Blockbuster

  The worst years of the Great Depression were 1932 and 1933. In 1932, the Gross National Product fell a record 13.4%  and unemployment rose to 23.6%. FDR was elected in 1932, and took office in March 1933. He worked … Continue reading

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