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An Appalachian New Deal

West Virginia in the Great Depression

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      • Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-299) and index.

        StatementUniversity Press of Kentucky
        PublishersUniversity Press of Kentucky
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        LC Classifications1998
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 137 p. :
        Number of Pages60
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        ISBN 100813120640
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Jerry Thomas demonstrates that the state's leaders - like their counterparts elsewhere - often ignored or only grudgingly accepted the progra The Great Depression was well under way in West Virginia before the stock market crash of November 1929, and lasted until the coming of war in 1941. With its excellent research and clear narration, this book will stand as the major work on the New Deal in West Virginia for a long time to come.

Ironically, Republican governor William Conley believed that increases in both state and federal relief spending were imperative, while his Democratic successors, Guy Kump and Homer Holt, saw the New Deal as threatening state interests.

It has taken West Virginia a bit longer, but the thoughtful essays by Rivard and others that accompany the photos are worth the time it has taken to get it right. Starnes, Creighton Sossomon Associate Professor and Department Chair, Western Carolina University "Thomas makes a persuasive case that West Virginia, with its chronic poverty, is an important laboratory for examining state and national efforts to end the Great Depression.

Released by the Reclaiming Appalachia Coalition RACan umbrella group of non-profit organizations, it highlights 20 projects that could serve as models for rejuvenating mined lands in Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, and Kentucky.

An Appalachian New Deal : West Virginia in the Great Depression : Thomas, Jerry Bruce, 1941

Callahan, History of West Virginia, 1: 23. Jerry Thomas demonstrates that the state's leaders - like their counterparts elsewhere - often ignored or only grudgingly accepted the programs and initiatives of the federal government.

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An Appalachian New Deal: West Virginia in the Great Depression by Jerry Bruce Thomas

Thousands of West Virginians worked for these relief agencies, and almost everyone was affected by the Social Security law of 1935. He provides comparative analysis of two models of local response to state and regional policy and discusses the impact of the New Deal and Depression on issues of family, gender, and race.

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