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The Great Depression and the Arts
A Unit of Study for Grades 8-12

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Migratory family traveling across the desert in search of work...
"Migratory family traveling across the desert in search of work..." Dorothea Lange, photographer. (Library of Congress).

Documents: Documenting the Migrant Experience

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John Steinbeck, "Article One," The Harvest Gypsies, San Francisco News, October 1936.
John Steinbeck, "Article Two," The Harvest Gypsies, San Francisco News, October 1936.
John Steinbeck, "Article Four," The Harvest Gypsies, San Francisco News, October 1936.
John Steinbeck, "Article Five," The Harvest Gypsies, San Francisco News, October 1936.
"Flee Dust Bowl for California," Business Week, July 3, 1937.
"Along the Road: Extracts from a Reporter's Notebook," Fortune, April 1939.

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The Great Depression and the Arts

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