Great Depression Art 1929-1939

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  • Political Poster

    Political Poster
    Photo by Walker Evans -
    Photographer for Farm Security Administration
  • Business Slump

    Business Slump
    Cartoon in LIFE Magazine by Ralph Fuller
  • Empire State Building

    Empire State Building
    Built by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon Architects 1930-31
  • Food Line

    Food Line
    Cartoon in LIFE Magazine by Chester Garde
  • Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries

    Song by Lew Brown
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  • Viva Zapata

    Viva Zapata
    Lithograph of a Wall Mural by Diego Rivera.
  • I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues

    Music by Luis Armstrong
    [Link text[(https://youtu.be/6QV9u-te6Dk)
  • Brother Can You Spare a Dime

    Song by Jay Gorney
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  • Share Croppers

    Share Croppers
    Lithograph by Gordon Parks
  • Drought

    Drought
    Lithograph by Jacob Kainen that addresses environmental issues during the Depression
  • New York #1

    New York #1
    Lithograph by Seymour Fogel
  • Abandoned Antebellum Plantation House

    Abandoned Antebellum Plantation House
    Photo by Walker Evans
  • Land of Plenty

    Land of Plenty
    Lithograph by Lucienne Bloch
  • Pensive Black Man

    Pensive Black Man
    Lithograph by Seymour Fogel
  • Propaganda Poster

    Propaganda Poster
    Poster to Encourage Federal Art Programs
  • Propaganda Poster

    Propaganda Poster
    Poster for Healthy Eating
  • Realization

    Realization
    Sculpture by Augusta Savage
  • The Grapes of Wrath

    The Grapes of Wrath
    This novel by John Steinbeck evokes the harshness of the Great Depression. It won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Child and her Mother, Yakima Valley

    Child and her Mother, Yakima Valley
    Photograph by Dorothea Lange who's work pioneered "social documentary photography.".
  • If I Ever Get a Job Again

    Music by Dick Robertson
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