The 1930ís

Database

http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nysl_li_sosalem?db=GVRL

 

General

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1930s.html

http://www.infoplease.com/yearbyyear.html

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~1930s2/time/timefr.html

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/fsowhome.html

http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade30.html

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/collections/1930s/

††††††††† (these are video clips; scroll down the screen to see)

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~1930s/front.html

http://newdeal.feri.org/ (not just on the New Deal Ė click to check)

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA04/hess/Slang/slangsplash.html

††††††††† (look here for all kinds of slang from the decade)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/peoplescentury/timeline/

http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/prog21/web/index.html

http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/prog21/key_events/index.html

http://www.capitalcentury.com/1930sindex.html

http://www.authentichistory.com/1930-1939/index.html

 

 

Media and Communications (Radio, Telephone, etc)

http://io9.com/382946/how-to-dial-a-phone-circa-1930s

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/oldadverts/1930s-Vintage-Radio-Adverts.html

http://www.myinsulators.com/commokid/telephones/1930s_telephone_ads.htm

http://www.fotosearch.com/CLT002/t1830/

http://mlmiller.myweb.uga.edu/timeline/1930s.html

http://www.press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/471921.html

http://ehub.journalism.ku.edu/history/1930/1930.html

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/historyonline/us34.cfm (scroll down until you see radios)

http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/pdf/Television_and_Hollywood.pdf

http://www.mztv.com/newframe.asp?content=http://www.mztv.com/worldhome.html

http://www.mztv.com/newframe.asp?content=http://www.mztv.com/worldhome.html

http://www.tvhistory.tv/1931-Western-Television-Brochure.JPG

http://www.tvhistory.tv/1939-April-NYTimes-Dumont-AD.JPG

http://www.tvhistory.tv/1939-RCA-Broch2-Small.JPG

http://www.juggle.com/guiding-light

http://www.juggle.com/information-please

http://public.csusm.edu/cmitchell/amerpress.html

http://ehub.journalism.ku.edu/history/1930/1930.html

http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/family/books/retro-magazine-covers

http://www.things-and-other-stuff.com/magazines/life-magazine.html

 

Transportation (Donít forget trains, subways, etc Ė this is just the beginning of cars!)

http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthemove/exhibition/ (#10-13)

http://www.uvm.edu/landscape/dating/automobiles/1930s_automobiles.php

http://americanhistory.si.edu/ONTHEMOVE/collection/object_1321.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwaGewOaXJQ

http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthemove/collection/object_1319.html

http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/RMS/history/decades.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvgOFhROwSE

http://www.american-rails.com/railroading-in-the-1930s.html

http://history.howstuffworks.com/american-history/great-depression-railroads.htm

http://history.howstuffworks.com/american-history/great-depression-railroads2.htm

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/rails/

http://www.coachbuilt.com/bui/t/thomas/thomas.htm(school busses)

http://www.oldbus.us/Gallery/TransitBuses/Ford/1930ModelA/tabid/93/Default.aspx

http://www.electricearl.com/parkersburg/streetcars.html

http://web.bryant.edu/~ehu/h364/materials/cars/cars%20_40.htm

http://www.autolife.umd.umich.edu/Gender/Walsh/G_Overview2.htm

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Entertainment (including music, the movies, games, etc)

http://word.emerson.edu/emersonstage-bnb/2010/10/09/1930s-card-games/

http://history.howstuffworks.com/american-history/new-york-worlds-fair.htm

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/oldadverts/1930s-Vintage-Radio-Adverts.html

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/toys.html

http://www.juggle.com/guiding-light

http://www.juggle.com/information-please

http://www.radiohof.org/comedy/jackbenny.html

http://www.freeotrshows.com/otr/j/Jack_Benny_Program.html

http://www.filmsite.org/30sintro.html

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/wwii/jb_wwii_radio_1.html

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/wwii/jb_wwii_hippo_1.html

http://www.lindyhopping.com/lindymovies.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc1oJsRjTgQ&feature=fvw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OByckZIxtCE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMTnr5tzgP4&feature=fvw

http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/life_14.html

 

Consumer Products

http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-54463_19268_20778-52530--,00.html

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/oldadverts/irontoastercleaner1933.html

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/oldadverts/30healthremedies.html

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1930s.html

http://www.orau.org/ptp/collection/consumer%20products/fiesta.htm

http://www.mbzponton.org/valueadded/maintenance/bakelitehist.htm

http://www.cameranaked.com/FamousPhotos1930.htm

http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/30/1930s-advertising-innovation-business-supermarket.html

http://www.foodtimeline.org/fooddecades.html#1930s

http://www.jitterbuzz.com/apsho/ge_at_show_lg.jpg

http://www.jitterbuzz.com/aplsho.html#gene

 

 

Sports

http://www.authentichistory.com/1930-1939/04-roadtowar/index.html

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1930s.html#sport

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dimaggio/filmmore/reference/interview/allen07.html

http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1930s-baseball-season-recaps-channel.htm

http://www.ushmm.org/museum/exhibit/online/olympics/detail.php

http://www.olympic.org/berlin-1936-summer-olympics

 

 

 

Fashion (donít forget cosmetics, hygiene as well!)

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/oldadverts/juniormissadds.html

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/oldadverts/1933searscatalog.html

http://www.murrayontravel.com/carolnolan/fashionhistory_1930ladies.html

http://www.costumegallery.com/1930.htm

http://www.lindyhopping.com/fashionhistm.html (menís fashion - scroll down until you see 1930s)

http://www.bookrags.com/research/1930s-fashion-bbbb-02/

 

 

Careers and Wages/Salary

http://www.minimum-wage.org/history.asp

http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-minimum-wage.htm

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/dustbowl-wpa/

http://www.broward.org/library/bienes/lii10204.htm

http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-54463_19268_20778-52530--,00.html

http://www.carpenterslocal308.com/history/1930s.htm

http://www.gilderlehrman.org/historynow/03_2009/historian4.php

http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/money_06.html

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/snprelief1.htm

http://ingrimayne.com/econ/EconomicCatastrophe/GreatDepression.html

 

Population (Rural Vs. Urban, Blacks and Whites)

http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/life_31.html

http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/life_32.html

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ug02/newyorker/race.html

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ug02/newyorker/class.html

http://millercenter.org/president/fdroosevelt/essays/biography/8

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/snprelief1.htm

 

Science and Technology

http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/life_08.html

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~1930s2/time/timefr.html

http://inventors.about.com/od/timelines/a/twentieth_4.htm

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~1930s/display/39wf/frame.htm

 

 

Architecture

http://depts.washington.edu/depress/mason_city_new_deal.shtml

http://www.history.com/topics/hoover-dam

http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/life_13.html

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/30s-homes.html

http://architecture.about.com/od/housestyles/tp/housestylesindex.htm

http://picturingamerica.neh.gov/downloads/pdfs/Resource_Guide_Chapters/PictAmer_Resource_Book_Chapter_15B.pdf

http://www.wright-house.com/frank-lloyd-wright/fallingwater.html

http://www.emporis.com/building/empirestatebuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa

http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/us/A0842154.html

http://www.rockefellercenter.com/art-and-history/history/1930s/

http://www.rockefellercenter.com/art-and-history/history/nbc-studios/

 

Al Capone and John Dillinger

http://www.chicagohs.org/history/capone.html

http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/history/famous-cases/al-capone

http://www.biography.com/people/al-capone-9237536

http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/history/famous-cases/john-dillinger

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dillinger/

http://www.biography.com/people/john-dillinger-9274804

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/snprelief3.htm

 

President Roosevelt

http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/franklindroosevelt

http://millercenter.org/president/fdroosevelt(speeches)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/fdr/ (video)

 

Billy Holiday

http://www.billieholiday.com/

http://www.biography.com/people/billie-holiday-9341902

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/billie-holiday/about-the-singer/68/

 

Amelia Earhart

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/earhart/aa_earhart_subj.html

http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Explorers_Record_Setters_and_Daredevils/earhart/EX29.htm

http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/faq3-1.htm

http://tighar.org/Projects/Earhart/ameliavideo.html

 

 

President Hoover

http://www.hoover.archives.gov/info/faq.html#depression

http://hoover.archives.gov/info/index.html

 

Adolf Hitler

 

Walt Disney

 

Jessie Owens

 

Langston Hughes

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/hughes/aa_hughes_subj.html

 

F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

Winston Churchill

 

Joseph Stalin

 

The Great Depression

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/dustbowl/

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/whatwereyou.html

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/wwii/jb_wwii_stockmrkt_1.html

http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/money_01.html

 

Harlem Renaissance

http://www.jcu.edu/harlem/index.htm

http://www.biography.com/tv/classroom/harlem-renaissance

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld/arts/artfocus_03.html

http://www.history.com/videos/the-harlem-renaissance-an-artistic-explosion#the-harlem-renaissance-an-artistic-explosion

 

The New Deal

http://history.howstuffworks.com/american-history/new-deal.htm

http://history.howstuffworks.com/american-history/roosevelts-new-deal.htm

 

Lindbergh Kidnapping

http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal100/stlouis.html