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The Grapes of Wrath


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REFERENCE BOOKS
R 300 SOSocial Policy: Essential Primary Sources
R 302.2345 TETelevision in American Society Reference Library
R 303.48 AMAmerican Social Reform Movements Reference Library
R 330.973 DEDepression America
R 909.82 GRGreat Events, 1920-1939 (Volume 2)
R 973.03 AMAmerican Culture and Intellectual History
R 973.03 DIDictionary of American History
R 973.03 ENEncyclopedia of American History (Volume 8)
R 973.03 ENEncyclopedia of American Studies
R 973.9 AMAmerican Decades, 1930-1939
R 973.9 AMAmerican Decades: Primary Sources 1930-1939
R 973.9 BO
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-Century America
(Volume 2)
R 973.9 GRModern America: 1914-1945
R 973.9 STSt. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
R 973.903 ENEncyclopedia of the United States in the Twentieth Century
R 973.91 BUThe Great Depression: An Eyewitness History
R 973.91 YOThe 1930s
R 973.916 ENThe Encyclopedia of the Great Depression
R 973.917 CLThe Encyclopedia of the Great Depression and the New Deal
R 973.917 GRGreat Depression and the New Deal Reference Library

VIDEO AND DVD RESOURCES

VC 973.9 CE

The Century: The 30s: Stormy Weather (1929-1936), Volume 3
VC 973.9 CEThe Century: Over the Edge (1936-1941), Volume 3
VC 973.917 AMAmerica Lost and Found
VC 973.917 YEYesterday 1933
DVD 385.0973 RI
Riding the Rails

DVD 973.9 DE

The Decades: 20th Century Collection, 1930-1939

DVD 973.916 EM

The Emergence of Modern America: The Great Depression
DVD 973.917 DU
The Dust Bowl

DVD 973.917 NI

The 1930s
DVD 978.003 SU
Surviving the Dust Bowl
DVD Grapes
The Grapes of Wrath

DATABASES AND EBOOKS


Databases

ABC-CLIO
American History

Biography in Context

EBSCOhost
Biography Collection Complete
Literary Reference Center
EBSCO eBooks
The Great Depression and New Deal

eLibrary Curriculum Edition
ProQuest Learning: Literature
History Study Center

Facts on File
American History Online
American Women’s History Online
Bloom's Literature

JSTOR

Proquest Historical Newspapers
Student Resources in Context

World History in Context



eBooks

ABC-CLIO eBooks

Gale Virtual Reference Library
American Decades, 1930-1939
American Decades: Primary Sources 1930-1939
American Social Reform Movements Reference Library
Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-Bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th Century America
Dictionary of American History
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
Fashion, Costume, & Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages
Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources
Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library
Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression
History in Pursuit, Vol. 3: American Social and Political Movements, 1900-1945: Pursuit of Progress
Roaring Twenties Reference Library
Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources
Infobase Publishing eBooks
Salem History
Decades Series (30s)
Salem Literature
Critical Insights Authors: John Steinbeck
Critical Insights Works: The Grapes of Wrath
Critical Surveys: Long Fiction


WEB LINKS
THE GRAPES OF WRATH: THE NOVEL

LIFE IN THE 1930S

TEXT OF THE BOOK
The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
Archival Vintages for The Grapes of Wrath

JOHN STEINBECK AND THE GRAPES OF WRATH
Center for Steinbeck Studies: Biography in Depth
The Steinbeck Institute -About John Steinbeck
American National Biography Online: John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck’s Spiritual Streak

The Grapes of Wrath: A Literary Journal

“Of Migrants and Misdeeds” and The Grapes of Wrath
Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture: The Grapes of Wrath
VIDEO RESOURCE
Trampling Out the Vintage: Reflections on John Steinbeck and The Grapes of Wrath - University of California Television
http://ucsdtvdev.ucsd.edu/shows/Trampling-Out-the-Vintage-Reflections-on-John-Steinbeck-and-The-Grapes-of-Wrath-6891

ADVERTISEMENTS

Ad*Access

The Advertising Archives - 1930s
http://www.advertisingarchives.co.uk/gallery_1930s...

Camel Cigarette Advertising 1930s
http://indymotorspeedway.com/cigs/1930s.html

Antique Maps & Prints from PastPresent Gallery
http://www.pastpresent.com/ormagcov.html

History of Advertising in America in the 1930s and 1940s
http://www.trivia-library.com/a/history-of-adverti...


ARCHITECTURE

American Picture Palaces: The Thirties – Depression and Art Deco
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CAP/PALACE/thirties1.htm

American Architecture - 1930 to 1939 - Great Buildings Online


American Architecture, American Foursquare Style



ART

AUTOMOBILES

The Automtive Chronicles: Concepts from the 1930s, by Rob McLellan
http://www.automotivechronicles.com/conceptsandrumors/nov04.php


COMICS








DUST BOWL
American Experience | Surviving the Dust Bowl | PBS
Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture: Dust Bowl

The National Drought Mitigation Center: The Dust Bowl

The Dust Bowl Migration: Poverty Stories, Race Stories

Dust Bowl | The Handbook of Texas Online | Texas State Historical Association


Voices from the Dust Bowl: the Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection, 1940-1941
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html


FARMING

Wessels Living History Farm & Farming in the 1930s
http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/farminginthe1930s.html

1930s, America - Feminist Void?
http://www.loyno.edu/~history/journal/1988-9/moran...

Farming in the 1930’s



FASHION

Mens Fashions of the 1930s
http://www.murrayontravel.com/carolnolan/fashionhistory_1930mens.html

Ladies Fashions of the 1930s
http://www.murrayontravel.com/carolnolan/fashionhistory_1930ladies.html

Women's Fashion in the 1930s - With a Swing
http://just-the-swing.com/liv/dressing/womens-fashion/wf-1930s

Men's Fashion in the 1930s - With a Swing
http://just-the-swing.com/liv/dressing/mens-fashion/mensfash

1930s Fashion History, Costume Images and Social History
http://www.fashion-era.com/1930s/index.htm



GREAT DEPRESSION

The Great Depression

The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project: The Great Depression (1929-1939)

http://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/teachinger/glossary/g...

Great Depression | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State Historical Association

http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles...

Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture: Great Depression

The Great Depression
Oklahoma History: The Great Depression

LITERATURE
Library of Congress | American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers Project, 1936-1940

MIGRATION
The Migrant Experience
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tsme.html

The Migrant Experience - Voices from the Dust Bowl

http://www.loc.gov/collection/todd-and-sonkin-migrant-workers-from-1940-to-1941/articles-and-essays/the-migrant-experience

The Dust Bowl Migration: Poverty Stories, Race Stories
http://faculty.washington.edu/gregoryj/dust%20bowl%20migration.htm


Migration Out of 1930s Rural Eastern Oklahoma

Okie Migrations
Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture: Okie Migrations
Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture: Migrant Camps

MINORITY GROUPS
The Trials of the Scottsboro Boys
 



MOVIES AND THEATER

The Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 (Hays Code)
http://www.artsreformation.com/a001/hays-code.html

Having Fun - Movies during the 1930s
http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/life_16.html

Film History of the 1930s
http://www.filmsite.org/30sintro.html


MUSIC


Music in the United States in the 1930s
http://www.sbgmusic.com/html/teacher/reference/historical/1930s.html

Manufacturing Memory: American Popular Music in the 1930's
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ug03/Jukebox/front.html

Country Music in the 1930s
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~1930s/RADIO/c_w/cwmain.html

PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Jazz in Time - The Great Depression
http://www.pbs.org/jazz/time/time_depression.htm


NEW DEAL

New Deal Network: New Deal Document Library
http://newdeal.feri.org/texts/default.cfm

New Deal Cultural Programs
http://www.wwcd.org/policy/US/newdeal.html

Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture: The New Deal


OAKIES

Okies: Dust Bowl Migrants from Oklahoma & the Plains
http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/water_06.html

Okie


The Dust Bowl Migration: Poverty and Race Stories
http://faculty.washington.edu/gregoryj/dust%20bowl%20migration.htm

Dust Bowl Legacies: The Okie Impact on California, 1939-1989
http://faculty.washington.edu/gregoryj/legacies.pdf

Okies: Dust Bowl Migrants from Oklahoma & the Plains


PHOTOGRAPHY


Dust Bowl Okies
http://www.dougloudenback.com/dustbowl/dustbowlokies.htm

FSA Photographers Document the Great Depression
http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/water_14.html

Documenting America: Photographs from the FSW-OWI, 1935-1945
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/fsowhome.html

The Photographers: Roy Stryker
http://www.clpgh.org/exhibit/photog14.html
A Photo Essay on the Great Depression
No Caption Needed: Migrant Mother
Great Depression Portfolio Guide
Making Sense of Documentary Photography


RADIO AND TELEVISION

Having Fun - Radio During the Depression
http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/life_15.html

History of Television - Mitchell Stephens
http://www.nyu.edu/classes/stephens/History%20of%20Television%20page.htm

The History Of Television
http://www.thehistoryoftelevision.com/


SOCIAL SECURITY

Social Security Online History Pages
http://www.ssa.gov/history/history.html

Social Security Reform Center - History
http://www.socialsecurityreform.org/history/index.cfm

NOW | Politics & Economy | Social Security: History and Landmark Legislation | PBS
http://www.pbs.org/now/politics/socialsechistory.html



SPORTS



1930s: Sports and Games
http://www.bookrags.com/research/1930s-sports-and-games-bbbb-02/

History: Pro Football Draft History - The 1930s
http://www.profootballhof.com/history/general/draft/1930s.jsp

American Experience | Seabiscuit | Mammals & Events
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/seabiscuit/mammalsevents/m_seabiscuit.html


WOMEN OF THE 1930S

American Women through Time: 1930-1939
http://www.mtsu.edu/~kmiddlet/history/women/time/wh-1930s.html

NWHM Exhibit: A History of Women in Industry
Women and the Great Depression
Black Domestics During the Depression: Workers, Organizers, Social Commentators

WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION

Works Progress Administration (WPA)
http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1599.html

The Works Progress Administration & the Federal Theater Project
http://www.mvhsdrama.com/FTP.htm

The Works Progress Administration (WPA)