Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Tag: Great Depression

Does American Gothic Depict the Great Depression?

American Gothic, painted in 1930 by Grant Wood, is so often spoofed because the countenances of its subject are so unnaturally sour. The image...

Whites and Blacks in a United Front

In reading the first ninety-nine pages of Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights: ORGANIZING MEMPHIS WORKERS, I started feeling less and less proud to...

The Bonus Army and Their March on D.C.

The Bonus Army was the name of the 43,000 men and women that marched on Washington D.C., during the spring and summer of 1932....