Modern history

CHAPTER NOTES

Chapter 1. “Wall Street Lays an Egg”

1. William K. Klingaman, 1929: The Year of the Great Crash (New York: Harper and Row, 1989), p. 283.

2. Thomas J. Fleming, “Good-bye to Everything,” American Heritage, vol. 16, no. 5, August 1965, p. 98.

3. Ibid., p. 99.

4. Klingaman, p. 287.

5. Ibid., p. 282.

6. Ibid., p. 285.

Chapter 2. “The Business of America is Business”

1. William K. Klingaman, 1929: The Year of the Great Crash (New York: Harper and Row, 1989), p. 58.

2. Robert McElvaine, The Great Depression: America, 1929–1941 (New York: Times Books, 1993), p. 38.

3. The Roaring Twenties: 1920–1930 (New York: Time-Life Books, 1970), p. 96.

4. Klingaman, p. 9.

5. McElvaine, p. 14.

6. David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallace, The People’s Almanac (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1975), p. 276.

7. James Patterson, America in the Twentieth Century (New York: Harcourt Brace Johanovich, 1976), p. 226.

8. Paul F. Boller, Jr., Presidential Campaigns (New York: Oxford University Press, 1984), p. 227.

9. Klingaman, p. 30.

10. Milton Meltzer, Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?: The Great Depression 1929–1933 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969), p. 5.

11. Barrington Boardman, Flappers, Bootleggers, “Typhoid Mary,and the Bomb: An Anecdotal History of the United States from 19231945 (New York: Harper and Row, 1989), p. 102.

12. Ibid., p. 103.

13. Klingaman, p. 262.

14. Ibid., p. 266.

Chapter 3. “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?”

1. Dan Mulvey, ed., We Had Everything but Money (Glendale, Wis.: Country Books, 1992), p. 15.

2. Studs Terkel, Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression (New York: Pantheon Books, 1986), p. 369.

3. Ibid., p. 5.

4. Ibid., p. xiv.

5. Interview with Carl Lundell, November 26, 1995.

6. Interview with Alice Swanson, November 26, 1995.

7. “Our Century,” U.S. News & World Report, August 28– September 4, 1995, p. 78.

8. Charles R. Walker, “Relief and Revolution,” in The New Deal: A Documentary History, ed. William E. Leuchtenberg (New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1968), p. 10.

9. Hard Times: 1930–1940 (New York: Time-Life Books, 1970), p. 25.

10. William K. Klingaman, 1929: The Year of the Great Crash (New York: Harper and Row, 1989), p. 313.

11. Lloyd Robinson, The Hopefuls: Ten Presidential Campaigns (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday and Company, 1966), p. 44.

12. Frederick Lewis Allen, Since Yesterday: The 1930s in America (New York: Harper and Row, 1988), p. 27.

13. Ibid., p. 30.

14. Ibid., p. 28.

15. Klingaman, p. 340.

16. Milton Meltzer, Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?: The Great Depression 1929–1933 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969), p. 160.

17. Robinson, p. 51.

18. Klingaman, p. 340.

19. Clifton Daniel, ed., Chronicle of America (Mt. Kisco, N.Y.: Chronicle Publications, 1989), p. 655.

20. Terkel, p. 16.

21. Allen, p. 102.

Chapter 4. FDR

1. Paul F. Boller, Jr., Presidential Campaigns (New York: Oxford University Press, 1984), p. 213.

2. Robert S. McElvaine, The Great Depression: America, 1929–1941 (New York: Times Books, 1993), p. 106.

3. Barrington Boardman, Flappers, Bootleggers, “Typhoid Mary,and the Bomb: An Anecdotal History of the United States from 19231945 (New York: Harper and Row, 1989), p. 143.

4. Boller, p. 231.

5. David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallace, The People’s Almanac (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1975), p. 297.

6. Alex Gottfried, Boss Cermak of Chicago (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1962), p. 325.

Chapter 5. “Try Something”

1. Robert S. McElvaine, The Great Depression: America, 1929–1941 (New York: Times Books, 1973), p. 117.

2. Barrington Boardman, Flappers, Bootleggers, “Typhoid Mary,and the Bomb: An Anecdotal History of the United States from 19231945 (New York: Harper and Row, 1989), p. 151.

3. Ibid.

4. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Fireside Chats (New York: Penguin Books, 1995), p. 3.

5. Interview with Ray Cordwell, November 26, 1995.

6. Interview with George Swanson, November 26, 1995.

7. Studs Terkel, Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression (New York: Pantheon Books, 1986), p. 115.

8. McElvaine, p. 265.

9. Interview with Marjorie Blakemore, October 26, 1995.

10. Roy Stryker and Nancy Wood, “In This Proud Land,” American Heritage, vol. 24, no. 5, August 1973, p. 55.

11. Ibid.

12. Hugh Johnson, “The Blue Eagle from Egg to Earth,” in The New Deal: A Documentary History, ed. William E. Leuchtenberg (New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1968), p. 47.

13. James T. Patterson, America in the Twentieth Century (New York: Harcourt Brace Johanovich, 1993), p. 256.

14. Ibid., p. 249.

15. Robert S. McElvaine, ed., Down and Out in the Great Depression: Letters from the Forgotten Man (Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1983), p. 6.

16. McElvaine, The Great Depression, p. 229.

17. Patterson, p. 256.

18. McElvaine, The Great Depression, p. 349.

19. Terkel, p. 165.

Chapter 6. Dust Bowl

1. Dan Mulvey, ed., We Had Everything but Money (Greendale, Wis.: Country Books, 1992), p. 42.

2. Interview with Ray Cordwell, November 26, 1995.

3. Ibid.

4. Studs Terkel, Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression (New York: Pantheon Books, 1986), p. 37.

5. Kenneth Allsop, Hard Travellin’: The Story of the Migrant Worker (Middlesex, England: New American Library, 1967), p. 114.

6. Nels Anderson, Men on the Move (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1940), in Allsop, p. 180.

7. Alan Lomax, compiler, Hard-Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People (New York: Oak Publications, 1967), p. 25.

8. Allsop, p. 359.

9. Ibid., p. 363.

10. David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallace, The People’s Almanac (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1975), p. 869.

11. David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallace, The People’s Almanac #2 (New York: Bantam Books, 1978), p. 747.

Chapter 7. “Share Our Wealth”

1. David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallace, The People’s Almanac (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1975), p. 50.

2. “We Have a Plan,” The Great Depression produced by Blackside, Inc., (Public Broadcasting Service, 1993).

3. Studs Terkel, Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression (New York: Pantheon Books, 1986), p. 316.

4. Frederick Lewis Allen, Since Yesterday: The 1930s in America (New York: Harper and Row, 1988), p. 189.

5. Hard Times: 1930–1940 (New York: Time-Life Books, 1970), p. 162.

6. Robert S. McElvaine, The Great Depression: America, 1929–1941 (New York: Times Books, 1973), p. 228.

7. Ibid., p. 294.

Chapter 8. The Second New Deal

1. Robert Houghwout Jackson, The Struggle for Judicial Supremacy, quoted in Bernard Schwartz, A History of the Supreme Court (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993), p. 233.

2. Frederick Lewis Allen, Since Yesterday: The 1930s in America (New York: Harper and Row, 1988), p. 296.

3. Ibid., p. 281.

4. Clifton Daniel, ed., Chronicle of America (Mt. Kisco, N.Y.: Chronicle Publications, 1989), p. 681.

Chapter 9. “Mairzy Doats and Doazy Doats”

1. Norman H. Finkelstein, Sounds in the Air: The Golden Age of Radio (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1993), p. 37.

2. Dan Mulvey, ed., We Had Everything but Money (Greendale, Wis.: Country Books, 1992), p. 136.

3. Ann Ellwood, “The Great Martian Invasion,” from David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallace, The People’s Almanac #2 (New York: Bantam Books, 1978), p. 44.

4. Ibid., p. 46.

Chapter 10. “The Great Arsenal of Democracy”

1. Clifton Daniel, ed., Chronicle of the Twentieth Century (New York: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 1995), p. 485.

2. James T. Patterson, America in the Twentieth Century (New York: Harcourt Brace Johanovich, 1993), p. 272.

3. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Fireside Chats (New York: Penguin Books, 1995), p. 47.

4. A Century of Tribune Editorials (Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries, 1947), p. 124.

5. David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallace, The People’s Almanac (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday Books, 1975), p. 298.

6. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, p. 62.

7. Barrington Boardman, Flappers, Bootleggers, “Typhoid Mary,” and the Bomb: An Anecdotal History of the United States from 1923–1945 (New York: Harper and Row, 1989), p. 251.

8. Great Speeches of the 20th Century, vol. 2 (Santa Monica, Calif.: Rhino Records, Inc., 1991).

FURTHER READING

A Century of Tribune Editorials. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1947.

Allen, Frederick Lewis. Since Yesterday: The 1930s in America. New York: Harper and Row, 1988.

Allsop, Kenneth. Hard Travellin’: The Story of the Migrant Worker. Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1967.

Boardman, Barrington. Flappers, Bootleggers, “Typhoid Mary,” and the Bomb: An Anecdotal History of the United States from 1923–1945. New York: Harper and Row, 1989.

Boller, Jr., Paul F., Presidential Campaigns. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Csida, Joseph, and June Bunday Csida. American Entertainment: A Unique History of Popular Show Business. New York: Billboard Publications, 1979.

Day, Donald. Will Rogers: A Biography. New York: David McKay and Company, 1962.

Finkelstein, Norman H. Sounds in the Air: The Golden Age of Radio. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1993.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Fireside Chats. New York: Penguin Books, 1995.

Hard Times: 1930–1940. New York: Time-Life Books, 1969.

Kindleberger, Charles P. The World in Depression: 1929–1939. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986.

Klein, Joe. Woody Guthrie: A Life. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980.

Klingaman, William K. 1929: The Year of the Great Crash. New York: Harper and Row, 1989.

Leuchtenberg, William E., ed. The New Deal: A Documentary History. New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1968.

Lomax, Alan, compiler. Hard-Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People. New York: Oak Publications, 1967.

McElvaine, Robert S., ed. Down and Out in the Great Depression: Letters from the Forgotten Man. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1983.

McElvaine, Robert S. The Great Depression: America, 1929–1941. New York: Times Books, 1984.

Meltzer, Milton. Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?: The Great Depression 1929–1933. New York: New American Library, 1969.

Mulvey, Dan, ed. We Had Everything but Money. Greendale, WI.: Country Books, 1982.

Official Guide Book of the Fair. Chicago: A Century of Progress, 1934.

Patterson, James T. America in the Twentieth Century. New York: Harcourt Brace Johanovich, 1976.

Phillips, Cabell. From the Crash to the Blitz: 1929–1939. London: Macmillan, 1969.

Robinson, Lloyd. The Hopefuls: Ten Presidential Campaigns. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday and Company, 1966.

Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath. New York: Penguin Books U.S.A., 1976.

Stone, Irving. They Also Ran. New York: New American Library, 1966.

Terkel, Studs. Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression. New York: Pantheon Books, 1986.

The Roaring Twenties: 1920–1930. New York: Time-Life Books, 1969.

Vermilye, Jeremy. The Films of the Thirties. Secaucus, NJ: The Citadel Press, 1982.

Wallechinsky, David and Irving Wallace. The People’s Almanac. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1975.

Wallechinsky, David and Irving Wallace. The People’s Almanac #2. New York: Bantam Books, 1978.

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