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The Great Depression

The Great Depression

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will explore Regionalism, Photography, and the Great Depression.

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Notes on "The Great Depression"


Image of Benton, People of Chilmark, Public Domain,; Image of Wood, American Gothic, Public Domain,; Image of Evans, Allie Mae Borroughs, Public Domain,; Image of Evans, Floyd Burroughs, Public Domain,; Image of Lange, Migrant Mother, Public Domain,; Image of Parks, American Gothic, Public Domain,

Terms to Know

Farm Security Administration. First developed to assist resettlement of rural populations, the program was responsible for supporting a highly prolific photography and writing program that documented life during the Depression.


An American art movement during the 1930s characterized by depictions of realistic rural scenes. 

Social Realism

Part of FSA, an art movement whose artists focused on 'everyday conditions of the working class'.