One Third of A Nation

One Third of A Nation

Lorena Hickok Reports on the Great Depression

Book - 1981
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Between 1933 and 1935, Lorena Hickok traveled across thirty-two states as a "confidential investigator" for Harry Hopkins, head of FDR's Federal Emergency Relief Administration. Her assignment was to gather information about the day-to-day toll the Depression was exacting on individual citizens. One Third of a Nation is her record, underscored by the eloquent photographs of Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and others, of the shocking plight of millions of unemployed and dispossessed Americans. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1981
ISBN: 9780252008498
0252008499
Characteristics: xxxv, 378 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm

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