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Great Depression

the DEPRESSION that was experienced by many countries in the decade 1929–39. The Great Depression was associated with very high UNEMPLOYMENT levels and low production and INVESTMENT levels in North America and Europe, and with falling levels of INTERNATIONAL TRADE.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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I find reproduction pieces can be nice as fill in for true depression era, hard to find pieces.
In fact, AI says that, "these will be the most extravagant autos since the early 1930s." With Depression-era cars, maybe we'll see a repeat of the Depression era Could we be on the way to another depression, but this time it will be global?
Ottawa filmmaker Penny McCann's elemental Depression era tale of repression and desire is an ambitious and impressive treatment of how a nation founded on "peace, order and good government" crushes the passion of its inhabitants.
It was fine representation of depression era architecture.
Using the Depression era's Works Progress Administration as a model, federal and state officials could easily enable unemployed workers to make a useful contribution to their communities.
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Billy Phelan's Greatest Game (1978) is set in the Depression era and centers on the kidnapping of a political boss's son.
Often enough, to be sure, the posters were socially conscious, but this was, after all, the Depression era. There was, in fact, considerable controversy in the division between those who believed that art must serve a socially significant cause and those who championed art for art's sake.
One hundred black-and-white photographs illustrate New Deal Art in Arizona, an effectively researched historical chronicle of the photography, painting, and sculpture created under federal art patronage during the Great Depression era. From the photographic portraits of America's internment camps by Japanese-American photographer Toyo Miyatake, to the murals of Native American artist Gerald Nailor, to how mankind's encroachment on Arizona wilderness affected landscape artworks of the era, New Deal Art in Arizona is a choice pick for Arizona history shelves.
Cathy & Gene Florence's ELEGANT GLASSWARE OF THE DEPRESSION ERA, 13TH EDITION (9781574326024, $24.95) covers identification and value of a range of Depression glassware, is arranged by manufacturer, and pairs photo lends and color-coded sidebar values with color photos of all kinds of glassware.
Author and novel-writing teacher Dandi Daley Mackall presents Rudy Rides the Rails: A Depression Era Story, a picturebook featuring dark, softly painted yet realistic paintings by award-winning children's book artist Chris Ellison.
Childhood Memories Of The Great Depression Era: A Book Of Short Stories clearly documents Ted Woodworth as a master story teller drawing upon his memories and experiences of a yesteryear America.

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