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Kansas in the Great Depression

Peter Fearon

Kansas in the Great Depression

work relief, the Dole, and rehabilitation

by Peter Fearon

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public service employment -- Kansas.,
  • New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Kansas.,
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- Kansas.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Fearon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5713.6.U542 K24 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17555813M
    ISBN 109780826217363
    LC Control Number2006102012


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Kansas in the Great Depression by Peter Fearon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The great depression which began in the fall of affected Kansas just as it did every other part of the country, but on top of it there was superimposed almost a decade of drought and duststorms. In other words, Kansas and neighboring Great Plains states got a double dose of misery and calamity.

Peter Fearon’s book, Kansas in the Great Depression: Work Relief, the Dole and Rehabilitation, is a thorough examination of the role that the Kansas state government, the federal government, and the relationship between the two governments played in providing relief to those hardest hit by the Depression.

Fearnon’s work is rich in. The Great Depression (Febru ) The Great Depression was the worst economic crisis in American history. Reader Advisor Cheryl Hassler has compiled this list of titles both fiction and non-fiction that deal with the effects of the depression on the lives of.

No part of the United States escaped the ravages of the Great Depression, but some coped with it better than others. This book examines New Deal relief programs in Kansas throughout the Depression, focusing on the relationship between the state and the federal government to show how their successful operation depended on the effectiveness of that by: 6.

allowed me to conduct much of the early research for the book. A Millsaps College Faculty Fellowship enabled me to devote the summer of to finishing the manuscript.

My exploration of the Great Depression began with my dissertation at the State University of New York at Binghamton. I owe a great debt to my advisers on that project, Charles. Kansas in the Great Depression is an insightful look at how federal, state, and local authorities worked together to deal with a national emergency, revealing the complexities of policy initiatives not generally brought to light in studies at the national level while establishing important links between pre Roosevelt policies and the New Deal.

Missouri Historical Society Collections. Thanks to the Sievers Studio, we can move beyond reading statistics to see for ourselves how hard times were in St. Louis during the Depression. We can also see how our predecessors banded together to help each other out, demonstrating the same resilient spirit we all know and take pride in today.

The book is a long and tedious read, but there are many interesting historical overviews regarding the Great Depression. I used the book to help by granddaughter write a research paper for college. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report by: Making Do and Doing Without: Kansas in the Great Depression is a part radio/newspaper series that focuses on the lives of Kansans in the Great Depression.

During the s, the American Dream became tarnished for many. Numerous individuals deferred their goals, tightened their belts, and learned to cope with everyday adversity. Many of the problems that Kansans suffered during the Depression were not new, but the boom and bust agricultural cycle that was part of the Great Depression was surely the worst of its kind in the state’s history.

[1] Clifford R. Hope, Sr., “Kansas in the ’s,” The Kansas Historical Quarterly, v. United Kingdom, recently published Kansas in the Great Depression: Work Relief, the Dole, and Rehabilitation with the University of Missouri Press.

Full but readable accounts of the economic history of the depression can be found in Lester V. Chandler, America’s Greatest Depression, – (New York: Harper & Row. Get this from a library. Making do and doing without: Kansas in the great depression. [Katie Armitage; KANU (Radio station: Lawrence); University of Kansas.

Division of Continuing Education.;]. THE GREAT DEPRESSION. TWO. KANSAS. DIARIES. ROBERT HAYWOOD. During the decade of the s the nation plunged from prosperity and great expecta­ tions into a sharp decline that adversely af­ fected a greater percentage of people than any economic crisis before or since.

During the Great Depression 25 percent of the nation's. Lesson 1: Daily Life During the Great Depression Introduction The Great Depression did not affect everyone in Kansas equally.

For some people, the s meant minor adjustments to life, while for others it marked the complete destruction of life as they knew it. During this lesson, students will begin to explore what life was like for differentFile Size: KB.

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Just how drastic the change could be and how disparate the impact of the Great Depression could be is illustrated in diaries kept by two Kansas women between and At the onset of the Depression, the two women seemed similar.

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