I was happy to be interviewed for this Livia Gershon story at JSTOR Daily on what the Great Depression can tell us about where we are at today. The two.
On April 4, 1936, the Strutwear strike in Minneapolis was won by the workers, a significant victory not just for the workers of Minnesota, but specifically for the women who.
This is the grave of Herbert Hoover. As the semester ends, I am overloaded with grading, so I don't have time to provide a full biography of Hoover. It's easy.
On July 16, 1931, a white mob murdered the black sharecropper organizer Ralph Gray in Tallapoosa County, Alabama. This murder demonstrated both the very real communist organizing among black sharecroppers.
On May 17, 1933, Rep. Robert Houghton, a North Carolina Democrat, introduced H.R. 5755 into the House. This would become the National Industrial Recovery Act, the first comprehensive attempt to.
On September 5, 1934, the governor of North Carolina called out the National Guard to aid mill owners in the textile strike overtaking their state and the east coast. This.
Above: Not people migrating to work at the River Rouge in Dearborn. Although I write more about labor history in the public sphere, my academic training is in environmental history..
On March 15, 1940, John Ford's film version of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, was released to universal acclaim. This was perhaps the greatest moment of the cultural left.