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Life During the Great Depression

Life During the Great Depression        When studying the Great Depression, it is important to no only look at the political and economic factors, but also the social history. Studying how people lived their lives and how they survived opens a new door into the history of the Depression. Already, many people have […]

Misfits in Myth: The Story of Bonnie & Clyde in American Memory

                                           Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow: photo recovered at Joplin, Missouri, hideout  (Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs) jjj Introduction:        This research guide is a study of the famous outlaw duo Bonnie […]

The Harlem Renaissance and the New Negro

Introduction          The Harlem Renaissance was a period in American and African American history that lasted from approximately 1918 until 1938. Due to staunch Jim Crow laws in the South, and a majority of the population feeling the effects of post-war, economic depression, many African Americans found themselves migrating towards the industrialized, Northern cities. After […]

Collective Memory Of Russia’s Last Imperial Family

Research Guide by Annalise Routenberg Portrait of the Romanov family, 1913 Introduction The Romanov Dynasty ruled over Russia imperially for over three hundred years.   The family’s legacy spans from Peter the Great and his efforts in bringing Russia out of the Middle Ages, all the way up to the last Tsar Nicholas II, his wife […]