13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Depressions--1929.

  1. Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Washington City records, 1823-1950

    21 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Regional association of Presbyterian churches in Washington, D.C., and vicinity in Virginia and Maryland. Proceedings of the Presbytery of Washington City and its predecessors, the Presbytery of the District of Columbia and the Presbytery of the Potomac, concerning the administration and establishment of churches in the Washington, D.C., region. Includes an historical volume summarizing...

  2. United States Work Projects Administration records, 1524-1975

    409,000 items ; 1,634 containers plus 1 oversize ; 637.6 linear feet ; 63 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, essays, scripts, plays, life histories, folklore material, field reports, notes, transcripts of documents, inventories, lists, statements, instructions, surveys and appraisals, graphs, drawings, maps, indexes, and administrative records of the Federal Writer's Project and the Historical Records Survey of the U.S. Work Projects Administration. Also includes a...

  3. Jack Delano papers, 1927-1995

    700 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer and illustrator. Correspondence, notebooks, caption books, and an oral history interview relating to Delano as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information. Also material related to Elizabeth Kenny.

  4. Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994

    227,000 items ; 860 containers plus 54 oversize ; 160.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public relations counsel. Correspondence, memoranda, research notes, speeches, articles, book drafts, surveys, reports, publicity material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other material documenting Bernays's career as a pioneer in the field of public relations and the development of that profession and its influence on American society.

  5. National Urban League records, 1900-1988

    616,000 items ; 2,000 containers plus 2 oversize ; 821 linear feet ; 18 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, surveys, statistical data, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the programs and policies of the league and its affiliates.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.