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  The 1930s
This site is somewhat dedicated to the great decade of the 1930s, and also to the 1940s.
If you are looking for information on specific topics on life in the 1930s, a good place to start is to Ask Aunt Ruthie.
There is now also a large organized FAQ containing answers to hundreds of questions she has answered in the past.
1930s.com /index1.html   (105 words)

 Find Authentic 1930s Jazz Bands To Play 1930s Music, 30s Bands
A large variety of 1930s jazz band ensembles are available for hire in your local area.
Be aware that a full 1930s jazz band will normally consist of 12 to 15 musicians playing instruments ranging from saxophones, trumpets, trombones and percussion.
However, for those who love 1930s music but can't accommodate the space requirements, a jazz combo is a fabulous alternative.
www.gigmasters.com /30s/30sMusic.asp   (308 words)

 1930s Fashion History - Stylish Thirties
In the 1930s there was a return to a more genteel, ladylike appearance.
To show off the styles a slim figure was essential and that was getting easier for women who were educated and aware as many now used contraception and did not have to bear baby after baby unless desired.
It was her late 1930s tailored suit designs which were thought the most suitable clothing to embrace in the war years rather than the wasp waist bouffant dresses that were shown just before the war started.
www.fashion-era.com /stylish_thirties.htm   (2286 words)

  1930s Summary
The 1930s represented one of the most significant periods of reform legislation in the history of the United States.
For many, the 1930s were a squalid decade, introduced by financial collapse that threatened the foundations of the nation and ended by the threat of involvement in wars in both Europe and Asia.
The 1930s were fundamentally and irrevocably shaped by the stock-market crash on 29 October 1929.
www.bookrags.com /1930s   (667 words)

  Langston Hughes in the 1930s
In this view, Hughes's 1930s efforts in many different genres--including short and long fiction, poetry, drama, reportage, song writing--largely sounded over and over the same ham-fisted didactic note, lacking the lyric humanism and folk wit of his work in the 1920s, 1940s, and 1950s.
But it is unquestionably true that Hughes's participation in the Left increased astronomically during the 1930s and had a marked impact on the form and content (to use a favorite phrase of Left cultural critics of that time) of Hughes's poetry.
In this regard, it is ironic that with the plethora of critical discussions of the trope of the trickster and his or her linguistic polysemy, virtually none examine the work of Hughes, and certainly none consider his revolutionary poetry in this manner.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/g_l/hughes/1930s.htm   (1206 words)

 1930s - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1900s 1910s 1920s - 1930s - 1940s 1950s 1960s
The 1930s were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the global depression.
The decade started off well, with the stock market rising again early in 1930.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1930s   (936 words)

 The 1930s: Nazis Parading on Mainstreet.
If it were not for their lingering influence on the evolution of fascist groups in America, they would be as forgettable as any of the other 700 plus fascist groups from the 1930s.
It is the intolerant and blinding hatred of minorities among the religious fundamentalists that binds the fascists groups of the 1930s to today's right wing extremist groups.
In this brief look at the fascists in the 1930s less than twenty of the over 700 fascist groups that were operative during the 30s have been covered in any depth.
www.spiritone.com /~gdy52150/1930sp6.html   (6059 words)

 1930s Makeup
From mid to late 1930s every shade of red, deep corals, lilac, emerald green, mother of pearl gray, pale pink, cornflower blue, mauve, gold or silver were used corresponding to the dress color.
During this decade (as in the 20s) polishes were applied only in the center of nails with the half-moon and tips left bare (white).
During the end of the 1930s fashion-conscious women still kept the half-moon bare but applied polish to the end of the tips.
www.return2style.de /swingstyle/makeup/30amimup.html   (415 words)

 Ballyhoo Vintage Clothing, 1930s Men's Vintage Clothing
If the thought of going to the mall fills you with dread and your sense of what looks best for you is NOT the vintage redux at the major stores but the real thing.
1930s Plaid Flannel Suit Sharp wool flannel suit in blues and grays with ventless well tailored suit jacket and wide leg trousers.
1930s Double Breasted Tuxedo Elegant fl wool tux with grosgrain satin lapels and pant stripe, Skinner satin lining and beaucoup style.
www.ballyhoovintage.com /mens301.html   (575 words)

The South American nutria became a subject of interest in the fur industry back in the early 1930s when their large size and high reproductive potential held promise for fur farming businesses in North America.
Many of these farms, however, did not succeed and the animals either escaped or were intentionally released to the wild, which resulted in the wild populations present today.
Wild nutria were first reported in Oregon during the 1930s, including colonies along the Nestucca, Columbia, and Willamette Rivers in western Oregon, and the Umatilla and Grande Ronde Rivers east of the Cascades.
www.dfw.state.or.us /springfield/Nutria.html   (1908 words)

 Literature of the 1930s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Some of the writers of the 1930s were better known in the Twenties.
This could have been due to the fact that the people living during the 1930s did not want to read about flamboyant parties and the easy life while they were facing the hard times of the Depression.
Many people of the 1930s, however, were able to relate to the problems that the Joads went through because hard times had hit them just as hard and almost everyone was struggling to make ends meet.
www.fcps.k12.va.us /westspringfieldhs/projects/im98/im985/topics/literat.htm   (517 words)

 San Antonio Police History 2 : 1930s-40s
The 1930s saw widespread labor unrest and strikes, including the famous Pecan Shellers' Strike of 1938.
In 1931 the Texas Highway Patrol was created, and in 1936 the Texas Rangers were downsized and combined with the Highway Patrol into the newly-created Texas Department of Public Safety.
During the 1930s the San Antonio Police Department acquired new radio technology and faster cars.
www.sanantonio.gov /sapd/history2_30s.htm   (1240 words)

 The American Experience | Joe DiMaggio: A Hero's Life | Maury Allen, biographer, on baseball in the 1930s
Maury Allen, biographer, on baseball in the 1930s
Baseball in the 1930s was a very, very significant part of American life, of America.
What really mattered in the 1930s -- the country was coming out of the Depression in the middle 1930s -- times were getting better and people finally had a few dollars that they could do some entertaining with.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/dimaggio/filmmore/reference/interview/allen07.html   (422 words)

 American Vintage Blues: History of Fashion 1930-1940
ashion of the 1930s was directly influenced by the great Wall Street Crash of October 24, 1929 and subsequent Depression.
The first openly synthetic fibers were developed in the 1930s.
During the 1930s men also began to discard their undershirts supposedly because Clark Gable took off his shirt in a movie and only his bare chest was visible.
www.vintageblues.com /history3.htm   (759 words)

Census figures and other data reveal that cooperative farm supply purchasing has skyrocketed from $75.9 million in 1924 to an estimated $250 million in 1934.Dr. Joseph Knapp, principal agricultural economist in the Farm Credit Administration, says the most striking development has been the spread of purchasing to almost all parts of the United States.
In the early 1930s, the exchange developed a method of bleaching and dyeing nuts.
By 1938, it began stamping each nut with the exchange's trademark and, by 1939, nearly all of the fall and winter nuts were branded.
www.rurdev.usda.gov /rbs/pub/jan99/1930s.html   (3501 words)

 1930s : Volvo Trucks - Volvo Trucks Global
1930s : Volvo Trucks - Volvo Trucks Global
The 1930s was a decade of growing success and improved products for Volvo.
Now fasten your seat belt and get into the fast innovations of the Volvo trucks of the '30s.
www.volvo.com /trucks/global/en-gb/aboutus/history/1930s   (117 words)

 Airminded · 1930s
Evacuee (from the French evacué) is a word still in use which appears to derive from directly from preparations for air attack in the 1930s; the first use in The Times is from 1938, in the aftermath of Munich.
There were plenty of novels dealing with this subject written in the 1920s and 1930s, at least as it related to aerial warfare.
The Nationalist version of Guernica — that it wasn’t bombed by fascist aircraft, but instead set alight by the Basque defenders themselves — was not widely accepted at the time, but for decades afterwards it was still plausible enough for some people to believe.
airminded.org /category/1930s   (9965 words)

 American History - 1930-1939
the 1930s money was scarce because of the depression, so people did what they could to make their lives happy.
In the 1930's this discipline was supported by government programs such as the
It has photographs of people in turn of the century dress styles from the suffragettes to the businesslike attire of women and workman's factory attire to those in the 'oldest profession'.
kclibrary.nhmccd.edu /decade30.html   (3179 words)

 Film History of the 1930s
The 1930s decade (and most of the 1940s as well) has been nostalgically labeled "The Golden Age of Hollywood" (although most of the output of the decade was fl-and-white).
The 30s was also the decade of the sound and color revolutions and the advance of the 'talkies', and the further development of film genres (gangster films, musicals, newspaper-reporting films, historical biopics, social-realism films, lighthearted screwball comedies, westerns and horror to name a few).
Special-effects processes were advanced by the late 1930s, making it possible for many more films to be shot on sets rather than on-location (e.g., The Hurricane (1937) and Captains Courageous (1937).) In 1937, the Disney-produced Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) was the first feature-length animated film - a milestone.
www.filmsite.org /30sintro.html   (1525 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Oscars 2003
Hollywood has maintained a consistent grip on the worldwide imagination, and European film, British movies and Bollywood have all been in the limelight, while entertaining their own audiences.
The fashion in Hollywood stars has also changed over the years - from the first global stars in the 1930s, through the glamorous 1950s and grittier 1970s, to today's actors and actresses and their love-hate relationship with the media.
And throughout it all the Oscars have been a marker for the state of cinema, usually rewarding movies, actors and directors for what have gone on to be lasting achievements.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/shared/spl/hi/entertainment/04/oscars/timeline/html/default.stm   (217 words)

 History of the World Cup
A group of visionary French football administrators, led in the 1920s by the innovative Jules Rimet, are credited with the original idea of bringing the world's strongest national football teams together to compete for the title of World Champions.
The original gold trophy bore Jules Rimet's name and was contested three times in the 1930s, before the Second World War put a 12-year stop to the competition.
When it resumed, the FIFA World Cup rapidly advanced to its undisputed status as the greatest single sporting event of the modern world.
www.soccerhall.org /history/World_Cup_History.htm   (658 words)

 Highlights from the 1930s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Construction on some of the most famous American landmarks was also begun in the 1930's.
Editors note: The 8th grade graduating class of 2002 at Pocantico Hills School has researched the 1930s and pointed you to some highlights from this amazing decade.
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www2.lhric.org /pocantico/century/1930s.htm   (408 words)

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A course on America in the 1930s is taught simultaneously by the American Studies programs of the University of Wyoming at Laramie, and Odense University, and Utrecht.
Course description American Culture in the 1930s at Utrecht, Spring 1997.
Transportation and Fashion in Laramie the 1930s by Saskia Coenen and Anette van Sandwijk
www.let.uu.nl /ams/xroads/1930proj.htm   (541 words)

 Modern U.S. History
You will explore topics that are related to the 1930's using the World Wide Web.
The "links" that you will find will help you begin to develop an understanding of some of the events surrounding the 1930's.
You will find that the WWW can help provide you with information as you continue to study, in school or out of school.
www.nde.state.ne.us /SS/1930.html   (396 words)

 Daniel Webster College :: Library :: 1930s Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
SCOPE: American was burdened by the depression in the 1930s.
Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930s and 40s.
Weisberger, Bernard A. The WPA Guide to America: The Best of 1930s America as Seen by the Federal Writers Project.
www.dwc.edu /library/thirties.shtml   (284 words)

 The 1930s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In addition to these websites about the 1930s, check the History Channel site, general encyclopedia sites, and search for articles in a database on your public library website.
Growing Up Black in the 1930s - Interview with a woman who grew up in Alabama in the 1930s.
Growing Up White in the 1930s - Interview with 3 women who grew up in the South in the 1930s.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/list1930sna.html   (378 words)

 1920s to 1930s high-style Vintage Clothing at Vintage Textile
The visually arresting coat is made from silk velvet printed with lush floral bouquets.
A work of wearable art with the showiness and brilliance celebrated in the 1930s.
The cherry red chiffon, embellished with red crystal beads and rhinestones, bestows an unforgettable sense of vividness and brilliance.
www.vintagetextile.com /1920s_to_1930s.htm   (1642 words)

During the early 1930s, the pace at the station slowed considerably.
With the depression in full swing, the number of recruits enlisting declined.
The station spent almost $4,400,000 to accommodate the Sailors, including expanding the golf course and building a recreation room with ping pong tables, in December, 1938.
www.geocities.com /ntchistory/1930s/1930s.html   (1573 words)

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