A calendar of some of the notable events and dates in the history of the United States during the Roosevelt Administration.

Research and Study

Document Library New Deal Document Library
Over 900 articles, speeches, letters and other texts, organized by subject, date and author.

Photo Gallery New Deal Photo Gallery
Over 5000 Great Depression era images from the National Archives, the FDR Library and many other sources.

Classroom New Deal Network Classroom
Lesson plans, web projects, and bibliographical materials on the Great Depression.

H-US1918-45 H-US1918-45
A moderated H-Net discussion list for teachers and historians.

The New Deal Network, an educational guide to the Great Depression of the 1930s, is sponsored by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute. Development of the NDN was funded in part through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Archives in the Attic Archives in the Attic
Documents from the Great Depression. Contributed from the family collections of New Deal Network visitors.

The Great Depression and the Arts The Great Depression and the Arts
Four lesson plans developed by teachers and historians working with the National Center for History in the Schools and the Organization of American Historians.

A New Deal for Carbon Hill, Alabama A New Deal for Carbon Hill, Alabama
A photo-documentary of the impact of the Great Depression and New Deal on a small Southern town, by WPA photographer William C. Pryor.

The Magpie Sings the Great Depression The Magpie Sings the Great Depression
During the 1930s, students from the Bronx's DeWitt Clinton High School documented their life and times. This feature includes 193 poems, articles, and short stories and 295 graphics.

More Features More Features
Past New Deal Network features, including Dear Mrs. Roosevelt, TVA: Electricity for All, Rondal Partridge, NYA Photographer and others.