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1930-1940

Author: Time-Life Books.
Publisher: New York : Time-Life Books, ©1969.
Series: This fabulous century (New York, N.Y.), v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exciting and colorful look at American life during the years 1930 to 1940, ranging from the hardships of the Depression to the New York World's Fair that looked to the wonders of the future.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Time-Life Books.
OCLC Number: 60769903
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: America 1930-1940 --
Radio --
Hard times --
Dream factory --
Cops and robbers --
F.D.R. --
Café society --
Labor --
The movies --
Left, right & center --
Swing --
Main Street --
The big fair. America 1930-1940. Journey through the lean years --
Radio. On the air ; Great moments from great programs ; Comics in "black-voice" ; War in our time ; Jackk's face-off with Fred Allen ; Charlie McCarthy meets his match ; Breakfast with the Barbours --
Hard times. The hungry years --
Dream factory. The company of heroes ; Little Orphan Annie ; Flash Gordon ; Jack Armstrong ; Tarzan ; Tom Mix ; Buck Rogers ; Dick Tracy ; The little princesses ; Shirley Temple --
Cops and robbers. The daredevil crooks ; The hero cop --
F.D.R. That man in the White House ; The look of the new family ; The style of the new president ; The personal touch ; The alphabet agencies ; Cheers and catcalls --
Café society. Something old, something new ; The ultimate glamor girl ; Prince of the glamor boys ; The queen from Keokuk ; Poor little rich girl --
Labor. The worker finds a voice ; The hard grip of steel --
The movies. Paradise in celluloid ; The versatile vixen ; Sing a song of money ; The lovables ; Crime pays ; The funnymen ; Animated fantasy ; Great moments ; Marching through Georgia --
Left, right & center. The panacea seekers ; The pied piper of the bayous ; Radio's political priest ; The very red-blooded Americans ; Mister Ed Crump, he runs this town --
Swing. The big bands break loose ; The leaders ; Canaries and hits ; Swinging dance ; Jive talk --
Main Street. Two thirds of a nation --
The big fair. Merry day at mad meadow ; Gimmicks and giveaways ; The shape of tomorrow.
Series Title: This fabulous century (New York, N.Y.), v. 4.
Other Titles: This fabulous century, 1930-1940
Nineteen thirty to nineteen forty
Responsibility: by the editors of Time-Life Books.

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An exciting and colorful look at American life during the years 1930 to 1940, ranging from the hardships of the Depression to the New York World's Fair that looked to the wonders of the future.

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