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Links: University Syllabi and Projects

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America, 1918-1945: Prosperity, Depression, and War
Professor Alan Brinkley, Columbia University

America in the 1930s
America in the 1930s was created in June 1998 for the American Studies Program at the University of Virginia. The project views the 1930s through the lenses of its films, radio programs, literature, journalism, museums, exhibitions, architecture, art, and other forms of cultural expression.

American Culture in the 1930s
A course offered at Utrecht University in The Netherlands in collaboration with the University of Wyoming (USA) and Odense University (Denmark). The site includes student essays, pertinent chapters from the USIA's An Outline of American History and a guide to on-line resources on the Great Depression.

Between the Wars
Professor Michael O'Malley's online syllabus to his History 409 course at George Mason University. The site includes primary documents, introductory essays and an online chat room.

The Great Depression in the United States, 1929-1942
Professor Jonathan Bean's on-line syllabus at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, America, and the World
Professor David Ulbrich, Kansas State University

Graduate Seminar, 1920s and 1930s
Professor Jules Tygiel, San Francisco State University

New Deal America (pdf file)
The syllabus to Professor Gail Radford's Spring, 2000 course at SUNY—Buffalo. The syllabus makes use of online resourses related to the era.

Prosperity, Depression, and War
Professor Andrew Workman, Mills College

A Senior Colloquium on the New Deal
An on-line syllabus to a course taught by David L. Stebenne at Ohio State University.

Topics in American Culture
Professor Robert McElvaine, Millsaps College

The Transformation of Modern America, 1912-1945
An expanded syllabus for Professor Patrick Reagan's course at Tennessee Technological University. The syllabus includes an impressive collection of online resources.

United States 1916-1945
Professor Jules Tygiel, San Francisco State University

Virtual Greenbelt
Images, interviews, student essays and other materials relating to Greenbelt, Maryland, a New Deal-era planned community in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Virtual Greenbelt is an ongoing project developed by the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park and the Friends of the Greenbelt Museum. For information about visiting the museum, see Greenbelt, Maryland's Museum Page.