Images of poverty

Images of poverty - IMAGES OF POVERTY: FARM SECURITY...

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IMAGES OF POVERTY: FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PHOTOGRAPHS New Deal reformers “Brains Trust” First Hundred Days Farm Security Administration Roy Emerson Stryker James Agee and Walker Evans, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men , 1941 Extra Points: During depression, dust bowls in Midwest formed. Ruined agriculture. Visible example of economic downfall. Desperation of people who had worked hard, letters to Roosevelt so moving Roosevelt used communication tools to inspire hope in people. The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-Romantic, inside youself Speech looks back towards the beginning of Am. Dec, and Gettysburg Brain Trust- FDR advisers-Grayson, Davis, Moley, Tugweel and Woodin- professors and academics-independent thinkers who worked on problems and advised FDR on policies New Deal accomplishments in 100 days- 1) Banking, Bank holiday, FDIC, Federal inspection of banks. 2) Agriculture-Crop subsides, gov supervision of marketing agreements, land retirement. 3) Public works-creation of jobs, Civilian
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