Life During the New Deal

Brian Brown

Roles of Women During the New Deal

-Eleanor Roosevelt played a major role in FDR's presidency

-Frances Perkins was the first woman to head an executive department in national govt.

-Women were leaders in many New Deal agencies

African Americans during the New Deals

-William Hasties was the first African American federal Judge in U.S. history

-The Black Cabinet is the Negro Affairs in National Youth Administration.

-Mary McLeod Bethune directed the Negro Affairs in the National Youth Administration.

Photographers during the Great Depression

-Dorothea Lange would record images of jobless people

-James Agee did Photographing in the Great Depression

Walker Evans did unblinking images and did moving records of reality

Popularity of movies during this era 1935


Popularity of the movies in the 1935s

-King kong was popular in the 1935s because the people that made a huge gorilla and it was important they filmed the movie without having people hurt in New York.

-Hells Angels was popular because an 18 year old blonde girl did a big break film

-Karloff Mummy was popular because it was like one of the first horror movies out in the 1930s

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Popular Radio

-The radio was important because they didn't have television in the 1930's everything that you would here is the radio. The news, the sports, tv shows, etc.


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History in Detectives/PBS


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sports in the 1930s

-Babe Ruth was the first person to have a record of home runs in a game

-Golf was the first sport ever invited in the 1930's