LIFE DURING THE NEW DEAL
BY ROB MACK and Adreona Bell
Roles that women played...
- Frances was the first woman to head an executive department
-many women became leaders in government agencies during the New Deal
Roles of African Americans
- Met under the leadership of Mary Mcleod Bethune director of Negro Affairs In the National Youth Administration,
- He liked African Americans but had to respect the other people.
Artists During this Time Period
- James Agee depicted the lives of sharecroppers in the Lower South.
- Walker Evans compassionate and unblinking images formed a moving record of the reality of rural poverty.
Popular Entertainment in the 1930`s
- popularity in 1930s were grand musicial featuring glamorous dancers .
- Comedey was also popular
- It helped broaden appeal jazz.
- Swing was one of the popular radio show
- it had its share of Africian American stars.
- Boxing was also popular in 1930s.