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Quick Summary and Comparison: What Caused Black Tuesday?

Black Tuesday was the last of four days of the stock market crash in October 1929. One of the main causes for the crash was that investors had used borrowed money to place large orders, or “buying on margin” for their stocks. 382 more words

U.S. History

Review: Full of Beans

Book: Full of Beans
Author: Jennifer L. Holm
Rating: 3 Stars

Basic plot: A prequel of sorts to Turtle in Paradise. Beans and his gang live in Key West. 214 more words


Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt: Spoiler-free Book Review

Rating: 5/5

Angela’s Ashes is a classic rags-to-riches autobiography. It is a masterpiece. 291 more words

The New Deal Posters (1.19.18)

Step One: Choose one of the following programs:

  • Public Works Administration
  • Agricultural Adjustment Act
  • Social Security Act
  • Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Works Progress Administration
  • FDIC…
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Great Depression

A Day in the Life - 1930s Librarians

Today I was asked to provide a “day in the life” of being the Branch Head librarian at the Carnegie for a library journal. There are certain stereotypes of the librarian’s role that many still harbor, but in an urban library today I’m sure most would be surprised. 747 more words

Carnegie Library

January 8th

January 8th is a pretty important day! A lot of odd and interesting things have happened on it and in this post I am going to be telling you all about it. 939 more words

A Year Down Yonder


A Year Down Yonder

by Richard Peck

Age: 11+

Interests: Great Depression, small town life, grandparents, high school, poverty, bullying, romance 539 more words