Life During the New Deal
By: Jose Culajay
Roles that Women played...
-Frances Perkins was the first woman to head an executive department
-Many women became leaders in government agencies during the New Deal
African Americans during the New Deal
-The Black Cabinet they stood for a powerful symbol of rising African American influence in government
- FDR felt that angering southern Democrats would jeopardize the entire New Deal.
Photographers and Writers during the Great Depression
-James Agee was a writer was part of the work called " Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
- Walker Evans was the photographer of the work called " Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.
Popularity of movies/ entertainment during this time and three pictures.
-The Grapes of Wrath,
-I am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang, and
-Make Way for Tomorrow.
Radio in America
Music on the radio in this era
-Audiences often danced to the music in steps like jitterbug or the Lindy Hop.
Sports in the 1930's
-Boxing was a huge popular sport in the 1930's.