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Books About the 1930s


Rayma S.Books About the 1930s
Gere Branch, May 5, 2008 and Bethany Branch, May 30, 2008
Rayma S.


The Dark Valley: A Panorama of the 1930s
by Piers Brandon [909.823 Bre]

The Thirties
by Alan Jenkins [917.3 qJen]

Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1940
by David E. Kyvig [973.91 Kyv]

The Great Depression, America 1929-1941
by Robert S. McElvaine [973.917 McE 1993]

This Fabulous Century, 1930s
by Time-Life Books [917.3 qTim]

Holding Their Own: American Women in the 1930s
by Susan Ware [305.4 War]

The WPA Guide to America
by Bernard A. Weisberger [917.3 Wei]

Surviving the Dust Bowl [DVD]
[DVD 973.917 Sur]

Biographies of 1930s Personalities

Bing Crosby, A Pocketful of Dreams, the Early Years 1903-1940
by Gary Giddens [Music 781.64 CrosYg]

Amelia Earhart: A Biography
by Doris L. Rich [B Ea67r]

The Life and Work of Eleanor Roosevelt
by Sarah J. Purcell [B R664p]

The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope
by Jonathon Alter [973.917 Alt]

Clark Gable: A Biography
by Warren G. Harris [791.432 Gab]

Bombshell: The Life and Death of Jean Harlow
by David Stenn [791.432 HarYs]

Maverick With a Paintbrush: Thomas Hart Benton
by Wilma Yeo [759.13 BenYy]

Popular Culture

Depression Glass
by Ellen T. Schroy [749.29 Sch]

The Golden Age of the Great Passenger Airships: Graf Zeppelin and Hindenberg
by Harold G. Dick [629.133 qDic]

The Way We Wore, Styles of the 1930s and 1940s, and Our World Since Then
by Marsha Hunt [746.92 qHun]

Cars of the 1930s
by Consumer Guide [629.222 qCon]


Music of the Great Depression
by William Young [Music 780.973 You]

Big Band Greatest Hits
[Compact Disc 781.65 Big]

Dust Bowl Ballads
[Compact Disc 781.62 AmeG]

The Films of the Thirties
by Jerry Vermillye [791.43 qVer]

A Pictorial History of Radio
by Irving Settel [791.44 qSet]

Art Deco 1910-1939
by Carlotte Benton, et. al. [709.041 qBen]