The 1930s in America

1930s was a difficult and important time in American history, and its legacy is still felt today. Check out the timeline below for information and videos with background information on key events from that era. 

Drought refugee family from McAlester, Oklahoma. Arrived in California October 1936 to join the cotton harvest. Near Tulare, California. 

1918 Prohibition Begins

1929 Stock Market Crash & Dust Bowl

1932 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Elected

March 1933  New Deal

1935 Second New Deal

December 3, 1933 Prohibition Ends