Learn more about Minnesota's Greatest Generation by exploring these external websites.
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- Photographs of the Great Depression
America's Great Depression Timeline
- "This Great Nation Will Endure": Photographs of the Great Depression
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
- "Documenting America from the Great Depression through World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945"
Library of Congress
New Deal Art During the Great Depression
New Deal/WPA Art Project
Includes links to other WPA sites, information about WPA artists, curriculum, and others. Also includes links to WPA art projects in each state.
Specific to Minnesota
Includes a list of post office art projects, and links to images/description of three mural projects in Milaca, Sebeka, and Shakopee.
- American Experience: "Riding the Rails: Timeline of the Great Depression"
Minnesota World War II Casualties Army and Air Force
Share Your Story
- Imperial War Museum
Veteran's History Project
Library of Congress
- Men of Easy Company (101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, E-Company): Herb "Jr." Suert,
A Minnesota veteran's story
- Minnesota Legionnaire: "War Stories"
- National Archives
- Remembering Pearl Harbor
- Selective Service System Records
- The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Smithsonian American History Museum
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- World War II 60th Anniversary Committee
- From Fifties to Feminism: 1950-1990; Baby Boomers Expand the Boundaries
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
Women's history from the Boom period.
- Ad*Access Timeline: 1915-1955
Duke University, Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections Library
The Ad*Access Timeline features a chronology of major events and interesting facts in international affairs; United States government and politics; companies, inventions, discoveries and technology; humanities and the arts; entertainment and sports ; and a miscellaneous section. The timelines mainly list events that occurred in or affected the United States to provide general context for the ads in the project, nearly all of which are from U.S. publications.