Tagged With: Great Depression

Was It Really Like That?

In the image to our left, we appear to see the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre underway, however, this image from the Chicago Daily News is only a reenactment of the event that actually occured on that fateful day in 1929.  However, looking deeper, this picture can also stand for our views (and viewpoints) of the … Continue reading »

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Wrap Up! Where are We Going…and Where have We Been?

(1) Hello Dear Readers and Subscribers, We’ve talked about the Great Depression now for a few posts.  We’ve seen some causes, some effects, as well as some personal information from people much like you and me. So what does this mean?  Does it mean anything?  What’s been our purpose? Well, I’m no professional historian, but … Continue reading »

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Got Seatbelts? Down, Down, Down!!!

Hello Dear Readers and Subscribers, The full post will come later tonight along with, hopefully, the podcast, but in any event, it’s noon Monday and the stock market is starting to look like this: (source: Nara) That is, even though many people, too many, still have this view: (source: Nara) While we still don’t know … Continue reading »

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Into The Darkness?

Hello Dear Readers and Subcribers! I’m still digesting the fact of the major bailout bill not passing in Congress today.  From what I can tell, either through the major news outlets or media sources, this is not a good thing.  Tensions are mounting, tempers are frayed and it looks like we are headed into the … Continue reading »

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Stability, Hold The Course!

Hello everyone! (Bank Runs!) (Source: Nara, keyword=depression) Just a note to let you know the podcast is up for last week.  I’ve got details on the Great Depression as well as the historical significance of the 1920’s in the build-up to the Depression.  You can either listen below or subscribe to the right with your … Continue reading »

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The Beginning of the Slide or a Slight Recovery: Here We Go Again!

“…While the crash only took place six months ago, I am convinced we have now passed the through the worst–and with continued unity of effort we shall rapidly recover.  There has been no significant bank or industrial failure.  That danger, too, is safely behind us.  (1) (2) While it’s probably too easy to write off … Continue reading »

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Do you remember this one?

Hello Dear Readers, It’s promising to be a busy weekend and I’m slated to do some training, so I thought you would enjoy revisiting some of my earlier stories.  I’ve three good ones below involving the Depression, Capone and the World’s Fair. Stay tuned for new posts later this weekend or Monday! ******** The Depression … Continue reading »

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History, Depression, and the Federal Writer’s Project

The best parts about history is learning the individual stories. To make the past come alive is what makes history exciting to me and hopefully you. With that in mind, today let’s take a trip to the LOC to learn about the: The Depression and the Federal Writer’s Project The Depression was devestating to many … Continue reading »

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