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Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929

A special presentation from the Library of Congress, Prosperity and Thrift consists of a vast collection of resources about the Calvin Coolidge presidency and the economy of the 1920s, including written materials, photographs, audio files of Calvin Coolidge's speeches, and several volumes of Coolidge's personal papers. The site charts myriad aspects of this time period, offering background, analysis, and historical resources on such topics as Merchandising and Advertising, African Americans and Consumerism, and Poverty in the 20s. Accompanying the collection is the Guide to People, Organizations and Topics in Prosperity and Thrift, an alphabetized resource index.
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Date of Scout Publication 1999-08-13
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/report/1999/0813

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