The Great Depression

The Great Depression

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Presents excerpts from the diaries of Benjamin Roth, a young attorney in Youngstown, Ohio, in the 1930s, that provide insights into the effects of the economic crisis on the people of the midwestern industrial town.Then suddenly Europe began to buy from U.S. on an unprecedented scale. ... The collapse started with the stock market crash in 1929 (Oct.). ... 14, 1933 when the governor of Michigan closed every bank in the state on a a€œbank holiday.

Title:The Great Depression
Author:Benjamin Roth, James Ledbetter
Publisher:PublicAffairs - 2010


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