Life during the New Deal
Stuff that happened during the New Deal
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.
Roles of African Americans
William Hastie- He became the first black federal judge in us history
FDR's views -He was afraid southern democrats wouldnt be supportive of him
Photographers and writers during the New deal
James Agee- him and walker photographed sharecroppers in the south.
walker evans- worked with james and took pictures of suffering people of the depression in the south.
popularity of movies during 1935
2. over 5000 films made during the decade.
3. a few movies where about the hardships of the great depression. An example of this was the grapes of wrath.
Importance of radio in American life
-The radio provided people with religion,music,sports and other forms of entertainment.
- Examples of popular radio shows would be fibber McGee and molly.
MUSIC DURING THE ERA
-Famous starts at the time included duke Ellington and count Basie.
Sports during the era
-Famous players included Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio
-Sports where important because they where an outlet in hard time during the depression