8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Depressions--1929--United States.

  1. Florence Owens Thompson papers, 1977-1995

    475 items ; 2 containers ; 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Migrant worker and subject of "The Migrant Mother" photograph by Dorothea Lange. Correspondence, clippings, and printed material related to Thompson's illness and death in 1983.

  2. Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    25,500 items ; 78 containers plus 2 oversize ; 32.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.

  3. Jesse H. Jones papers, 1916-1960

    78,000 items ; 360 containers plus 39 oversize ; 128 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. secretary of commerce and financier. Correspondence, speeches, reports, congressional releases, subject file, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting Jones's career, including as director of the Reconstruction Finance Corp. and secretary of commerce.

  4. Charl Ormond Williams papers, 1924-1959

    3,200 items ; 9 containers ; 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator. Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating to Williams’s association with the National Education Association of the United States and her work in the field of education and educational reform, including her participation in the 1944 White House Conference on Rural Education.

  5. Richmond Pearson Hobson papers, 1889-1966

    27,300 items. 78 containers plus 1 oversize. 31.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and United States representative from Alabama. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, lectures, articles, reports, notes, analyses, naval orders, press clippings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Hobson's naval career and to his efforts on behalf of prohibition, restrictions on international drug trafficking, and opposition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration.

  6. Herbert Benjamin papers, 1915-2004

    3,000 items plus one oversize ; 14 containers ; 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin’s life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.

  7. John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    4,000 items ; 12 containers ; 4.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.

  8. Henry Putney Beers papers, 1910-1992

    7,500 items ; 18 containers ; 7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, bibliographer, and archivist with the National Archives and Records Service. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, book reviews, reports, and other papers relating primarily to Beers's work as a bibliographer in American history.