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History: Great Depression: Finding books

Use UNISTAR to Find Books on Topics

Use the Subject search in UNISTAR to identify books on topics such as those listed below. You may also use the keyword search in UNISTAR when the term you are interested in does not appear in a subject heading.
Ask a librarian to assist you in identifying additional subject headings to try. 

The Economic Situation

Austrian School of Economics
Bank failures
Classical School of Economics
Depressions--1929--United States
Devaluation of Currency -- United States
Economics -- History -- 20th Century
Federal Reserve Banks --History
Gold Standard
Gross Domestic Product -- Statistics
Keynesian Economics
Social Security
Stock Market Crash, 1929
Unemployment--United States--History--20th Century

 The Impact

Federal Art Project
Federal Writers' Project
New Deal 1933-1939
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
Art Movements
Motion Pictures -- Social Aspects -- United States
New Deal -- 1933-1939
Popular Music -- 1931-1940
Consumer behavior -- United States -- History
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
United States. Work Projects Administration
Public Welfare -- United States -- History

Use UNISTAR to find Books on People

General articles on the Great Depression will help identify key persons of this era. You may then search for individuals as subjects  to find information about them.  To find works by them, do an author search in UNISTAR
For additional assistance, see a librarian.

 The Economic Situation

Fisher, Irving 
Friedman, Milton
Hoover, Herbert
Keynes, John Maynard
Lewis, John L.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. 

>The Impact

Capone, Al
Copland, Aaron
Disney, Walt
Guthrie, Woody
Hurston, Zora Neale
Picasso, Pablo

To find works or information about artists, musicians, and writers involved in the WPA program, do a keyword search for Works Progress Administration and art or Works Progress Administration and music, etc. The books found will identify musicians, artists, etc. involved in the WPA program. You may then search for their names in  UNISTAR to find information about them or by them.
 For additional assistance, see the Art & Music librarian.

Try HathiTrust for Full Text Books

Click on HathiTrust Digital Library for the full text of books from the HathiTrust consortium.

See Also:

Information in chapters of books may be identified by using OhioLink.
Other sources for books published during this time period but not owned by Rod Library, are: Google Books, Project Gutenberg, or the Million Books Project.