Life During the New Deal

By: Jaylan Watkins, Autumn Grippaldi

Roles Of Women

-Elanor Roosevelt helped women during her husband's administration.

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

-Women became leaders in many New Deal agencies.

Roles of African Americans

-William Hastie was first black governor in US Virgin Islands.

-Black Cabinet was known for federal Negro Affairs for certain councils.

-FDR was known to help create progressivism and helped practice equal rights and regualtions for American citizens.

Artists During this Time

- Dorothea Lange was best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration.

- James Agee was one of the most influential film critics in the U.S.

- Walker Evans was an American Photographer best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration documenting the effects of the Great Depression.

Popular Movies of this Era

-King Kong was a popular exciting film that people really enjoyed till this day.

-Snow White and the Seven dwarfs was a movie that inspired a lot of new movies that came out previously.

-Wizard of Oz was also a popular movie of this time, with a crazy like theme.

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Importance of Radio in American Life

-In this time, radio was very important.

-With TV only allowed to few at this time, radio was the only source of communication.

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Facts about the Music Era

-Jazz was a common form of music at this time.

-Along with slow R&B constantly growing.

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Sports During this Era

-Racing was a growing trend that led to many gambling issues.

-Football was also just starting up.

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