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His Depression-era books, My America: 1928–1938 (1938) and From Many Lands (1940), were combinations of autobiographical writings, political journalism, and stories he had collected in his journeys. Though Adamic was a cultural pluralist who sought to win respect and tolerance for ethnic minorities, he bemoaned the cultural fragmentation of American life. He thus sought both to combat the discrimination faced by ethnic minorities and to craft a notion of American identity that associated the nation not with its Anglo-Protestant roots but with ethnoracial diversity and democratic norms.

Maverick, Maury Patman, Wright WILLIAM H. YOUNG BRADFORD W. WRIGHT University of Maryland University College, European Division Big Band Music Comics Guthrie, Woody Heroes Hollywood and the Film Industry Superman xliv Lynchburg, Va. Leisure ROBERT L. ZANGRANDO University of Akron Anti-lynching Legislation E N C Y C L O P E D I A O F T H E G R E A T D E P R E S S I O N OUTLINE OF CONTENTS This outline of contents provides a general overview of the conceptual scheme of the encyclopedia, listing the titles of each entry.

White, Walter White, William Allen Williams, Aubrey Willkie, Wendell Wilson, Edmund Woodward, Ellen Wright, Richard BUSINESS Advertising in the Great Depression Banking Panics (1930–1933) Businessmen Collective Bargaining Communications Act of 1934 Fair Labor Standards Act Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) Federal Reserve System Ford, Henry Gold Standard Guffey-Snyder Act of 1935 Guffey-Vinson Act of 1937 Hollywood and the Film Industry Industry, Effects of the Great Depression on Insull, Samuel Johnson, Hugh Jones, Jesse Kaiser, Henry Kennedy, Joseph P.

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