New Reference Book: The Thirties in America

By - Research & Instruction Librarian May 22nd, 2012

The Thirties in America edited by Thomas Tandy Lewis, Salem Press, 2011.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.92 SA3 1930

Almost 700 essays span this 3-volume set.  Essays focus on important people, ideas, and innovations of the 1930s.  Volume three also contains several lists pertinent to the 1930s including: Major films, Academy Awards, Broadway plays, TV Shows, Legislation, and Best-Selling Books.  Following this selection of  lists is a year-by-year breakdown of key events that occurred during this decade.

Read about: Bingo, Charles Chaplin, King Kong, Sports in the United States, Works Progress Administration

Helpful for research and fun for browsing!

Access the online version of this Reference set  (and other decades) by clicking  HERE.

Helpful for: Humanities, History, Popular Culture, Topic Finding

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