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Nineteen thirties

View Resource Picturing the Thirties

Learn about the 1930s in the United States by wandering through this virtual version of an icon of the period, an Art Deco movie palace. Curators from the Smithsonian Museum of American Art are your guides to a collection of artwork, photographs, newsreels, songs, posters, and artists' memorabilia. There are actually eight exhibitions in the theater: The Depression, The New Deal, The Country,...
View Resource Minnesota's Greatest Generation

The Minnesota History Center's online version of their exhibit, Minnesota's Greatest Generation, is both heartwarming and heart-wrenching. The banner on the homepage describes the greatest generation as those who "turned depression and war, into prosperity and power." This website not only features an array of photographs, stories, diaries, films and artifacts, but the "Share Your Story"...