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The Resource When the New Deal came to town : a snapshot of a place and time with lessons for today, George Melloan ; illustrations by Molly Melloan

When the New Deal came to town : a snapshot of a place and time with lessons for today, George Melloan ; illustrations by Molly Melloan

Label
When the New Deal came to town : a snapshot of a place and time with lessons for today
Title
When the New Deal came to town
Title remainder
a snapshot of a place and time with lessons for today
Statement of responsibility
George Melloan ; illustrations by Molly Melloan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the New Deal Came to Town is a snapshot of a time and place: Whiteland, Indiana during the Great Depression, one of the most fraught eras in American history
Summary
A personal and social history of the New Deal from the Wall Street Journal editor's conservative point of view details its firsthand effects on the economy, culture and people of a small American community
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10541725
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
977.2/515043
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F534.W465
LC item number
M45 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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Target audience
adult
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a snapshot of a place and time with lessons for today
Label
When the New Deal came to town : a snapshot of a place and time with lessons for today, George Melloan ; illustrations by Molly Melloan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welcome to the village -- The family odyssey -- What crash? -- The farm lobby -- Economic stupidity -- Money fumbles -- Bashing the banks -- Farewell to sharecropping -- Bill hits the road -- Electric lights -- Balm to the spirit -- Ain't we got fun -- Little big man -- Whiteland's truckers -- But give the railroads their due -- A nation of sharecroppers -- Making food last -- The hucksters -- FDR locks up savings -- Farming fiats -- The blue eagle -- Warnings from Europe -- A store on the car line -- The second crash -- Other war stories -- War's aftermath -- The greatest generation? -- The progressives -- Whiteland today
Control code
20827211
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Threshold Editions hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 240 pages
Isbn
9781501136085
Lccn
2016018424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(DLC) 2016018424
Label
When the New Deal came to town : a snapshot of a place and time with lessons for today, George Melloan ; illustrations by Molly Melloan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welcome to the village -- The family odyssey -- What crash? -- The farm lobby -- Economic stupidity -- Money fumbles -- Bashing the banks -- Farewell to sharecropping -- Bill hits the road -- Electric lights -- Balm to the spirit -- Ain't we got fun -- Little big man -- Whiteland's truckers -- But give the railroads their due -- A nation of sharecroppers -- Making food last -- The hucksters -- FDR locks up savings -- Farming fiats -- The blue eagle -- Warnings from Europe -- A store on the car line -- The second crash -- Other war stories -- War's aftermath -- The greatest generation? -- The progressives -- Whiteland today
Control code
20827211
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Threshold Editions hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 240 pages
Isbn
9781501136085
Lccn
2016018424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(DLC) 2016018424

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