Life During the New Deal

Devon Schafer and Jachai Long- Fox

Roles of that women play

  • Eleanor Roosevelt helped women and was important during her husbands presidency
  • Frances Perkins was the first woman to head an executive department
  • Many women became leaders in government agencies during the new deal.

Roles that African Americans Played ...

- William Hastie became the first black US federal judge

- The Black Cabinet was un-official advisors to the president

- FDR had to work around Southern Democrats because they were racist


- Dorothea Lange was a photographer that took pictures of the rural poor

- James Agee Wrote and took pictures of sharecroppers in the lower south

-Evans showed rural poverty