Upcoming Teacher Workshops

 

Click here to find the current teacher workshops being offered by the East Tennessee Historical Society

The Great Depression Additional Resources

The Great Depression Activities


TVA and the New Deal Lesson Plan
Herbert Hoover Rugged Individualism vs FDR First Inaugural 
Years of Dust, Death and Destruction Lesson Introduction
Years of Dust, Death and Destruction Activity Cards
Made in Tennessee: The Effect of Federal Programs on East Tennessee's Economy Lesson Plan

New Deal Political Cartoons

Family Removal Chart (TVA)

Grave Removal Operations (TVA)
On the Farm (TVA)
Stooksbury Family Relocation (TVA)
The Difficulties of Displacement  (TVA)
The Grapes of Wrath Excerpts

The Great Depression Web Links

New Deal

This website has a wealth of documents, photograph and lesson plans on the New Deal

New Deal Source Set

Primary source set on New Deal in Tennessee

Library of Congress: New Deal

Primary Source set and Teacher’s Guide from Library of Congress on New Deal

Tennessee State Museum: Great Depression

Resources on The Great Depression from the Tennessee State Museum

Photographs: Smokys

Digital collection of photographs by the Thompson Brothers on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Justice.Gov

Excellent article of the history of eminent domain in the United States

Currents of Change

This website was developed by TVA and has great resources including images and interviews for teaching about TVA and the New Deal

National Archives Exhibit

Exhibit from National Archives Atlanta on TVA

FDR's First Inaugural Address- Exhibit from Library of Congress

The Grapes of Wrath Lesson Plan