Life During the New Deal
By: Kayla Bledsoe
Roles that Women Played
Frances Perkins was the first women to head an executive department.
Many women became leaders in government agencies during the New Deal.
Roles of African Americans
The Black Cabinet was a team of black unofficial advisors in government.
FDR wanted to help African Americans but was unable to due to southern Democrats in congress.
Artists During this Time
James Agee took photos of sharecroppers.
Walker Evans worked with Agee to depict life in poverty.
Popularity of Movies
Modern Times put light on the harmful effects of industry.
The Grapes of Wrath depicted life during the great depression.