The Resource Down & out in the Great Depression : letters from the forgotten man, edited by Robert S. McElvaine ; with a new foreword by the editor, (electronic book)

Down & out in the Great Depression : letters from the forgotten man, edited by Robert S. McElvaine ; with a new foreword by the editor, (electronic book)

Label
Down & out in the Great Depression : letters from the forgotten man
Title
Down & out in the Great Depression
Title remainder
letters from the forgotten man
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert S. McElvaine ; with a new foreword by the editor
Title variation
Down and out in the Great Depression
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Down and Out in the Great Depression is a moving, revealing collection of letters by the forgotten men, women, and children who suffered through one of the greatest periods of hardship in American history. Sifting through some 15,000 letters from government and private sources, Robert McElvaine has culled nearly 200 communications that best show the problems, thoughts, and emotions of ordinary people during this time. Unlike views of Depression life "from the bottom up" that rely on recollections recorded several decades later, this book captures the daily anguish of people during the
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E169
LC item number
.D746 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McElvaine, Robert S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Depressions
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Down & out in the Great Depression : letters from the forgotten man, edited by Robert S. McElvaine ; with a new foreword by the editor, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10355379
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
25th anniversary ed.
Extent
xxi, 251 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Down & out in the Great Depression : letters from the forgotten man, edited by Robert S. McElvaine ; with a new foreword by the editor, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10355379
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
25th anniversary ed.
Extent
xxi, 251 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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