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DEPRESSION DISTRACTIONS 1930s CULTURE. EUGENIA LANGAN MATER ACADEMY CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL HIALEAH GARDENS, FLORIDA. Golden Age of Radio ESCAPISM, JUST LIKE TV TODAY: LISTENING TO OR WATCHING EXCITING STORIES, COMEDIES, DISTRACTS FROM (USUALLY MISERABLE) EVERYDAY LIFE.

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Depression distractions 1930s culture

DEPRESSION DISTRACTIONS

1930s CULTURE

EUGENIA LANGAN

MATER ACADEMY CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL

HIALEAH GARDENS, FLORIDA


Depression distractions 1930s culture

Golden

Age of

Radio

ESCAPISM, JUST LIKE TV TODAY: LISTENING TO OR WATCHING EXCITING STORIES, COMEDIES, DISTRACTS FROM (USUALLY MISERABLE) EVERYDAY LIFE


Depression distractions 1930s culture

WOODY GUTHRIE -- AN "OKIE" RADIO STAR – AND A COMMUNIST

EVEN IN HOOVERVILLES, SOME PEOPLE HAD RADIOS -- IN THE '30s RURAL MUSIC SHOWS (GRAND OL' OPRY, BARN DANCE, AND LOCAL VARIATIONS WERE COMMON)


Depression distractions 1930s culture

PEOPLE WENT TO ESCAPIST MOVIES


Depression distractions 1930s culture

PEOPLE DANCED TO FORGET THEIR PROBLEMS


Depression distractions 1930s culture

SWING MUSIC: DANCE MUSIC

(VIDEO OF GLEN MILLER BAND, "CHATTANOOGA CHOO-CHOO UPLOADED SEPARATELY)


Depression distractions 1930s culture

PLAYED GAMES


Depression distractions 1930s culture

AND DRANK! THE 21st AMENDMENT, REPEALING THE 18th (PROHIBITION), WAS RATIFIED IN RECORD TIME, BY DECEMBER 5, 1933 (FDR CAMPAIGN PROMISE)


Depression distractions 1930s culture

What Depression?


Depression distractions 1930s culture

DEPRESSION ARTS


Depression distractions 1930s culture

PHOTOJOURNALISM

Margaret

Bourke-White

Dorothea

Lange


Depression distractions 1930s culture

LANGE PHOTOS – WPA ARTS PROJECT


Depression distractions 1930s culture

Farm Foreclosure Sale


Depression distractions 1930s culture

George Washington

Bridge


Depression distractions 1930s culture

MOUNT RUSHMORE, 1935-39 (BY GUTZON AND LINCOLN BORGLUM)


Depression distractions 1930s culture

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, COMPLETED 1931

TALLEST BUILDING IN THE WORLD UNTIL WORLD TRADE CENTER WAS BUILT IN 1972

(BUT NOW ARAB AND ASIAN COUNTIES HAVE TALLER ONES)


Depression distractions 1930s culture

ROCKEFELLER CENTER, 1929 - 40


Depression distractions 1930s culture

GRANT WOOD, AMERICAN GOTHIC, 1930. OIL ON BEAVERBOARD, 29 ¼" X 25 ½ ". ART INSTITURE OF CHICAGO


Depression distractions 1930s culture

DEPRESSION LITERATURE

1939

1932


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