Marcus Garvey. lynching in the American south. Notice that this picture is shaped like a postcard? That is because it was a postcard. lynching in the American south. Lynching in 1930. lynching in the American south. The Lynching of Leo Frank in Georgia in 1915. The NAACP fights lynching.
Notice that this picture is shaped like a postcard?
That is because it was a postcard.
Lynching in 1930.
The Lynching of Leo Frank in Georgia in 1915
The Dyer bill passes the House
. . . but is blocked in the Senate.
Jim Europe and his band
Zora Neale Hurston
Carl Van Vechten
The Scopes Trial, Dayton, TN, 1925
Harold “Red” Grange
Crackdown on labor campaigns
“Open shop” drive
Corporate welfare programs
Textile mills move south
Federal troops occupy union hall in 1919 steel strike; right: John L. Lewis
Al Smith: 40.8% (wins majorities in 12 large cities)
Herbert Hoover: 58.2%
"We in America today are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before in the history of this land... We shall soon with the help of God be in sight of the day when poverty will be banished from this land. “ Herbert Hoover, 1928
A confident Charles Ponzi on his way to Federal trial
A less than confident mob surrounding one of Ponzi’s branches as word leaks out that he’s a fraud.
France and England insist on collecting from Germany because they owe debts to the United States
Germany owes huge reparations to England and France
The U.S. won’t ease up on France and England’s war debts . . .
. . . but encourages investors to lend money to Germany
the international debt mess of the 1920s (revisited). . . .
What if there was a stock market crash in the United States???
U.S. unemployment rate
Milton Friedman; Monetarist
John Kenneth Galbraith; Keynesian
Charles Kindelberger, internationalist