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When the New Deal came to town : a snapshot of a place and time with lessons for today / George Melloan ; illustrations by Molly Melloan.

Melloan, George, 1927- (author.). Melloan, Molly, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 6 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler PL - Butler 977.2 MEL (Text) 73174005029258 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 977.2515 MEL (Text) 36626103856134 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 977.201 J66zwm (Text) 00000106302714 Browsing Collection Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 977.201 J66zwm (Text) 00000106302706 Indiana book Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 977.2 MELLOAN (Text) 37500004432478 New Items Checked out 11/20/2017
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 977.2515 MELL (Text) 39231033269206 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 977.2515 Melloan (Text) 31208912493790 non-fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield IC 977.2515 Melloan (Text) 31208912301282 local history & genealogy In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501136085
  • ISBN: 1501136089
  • Physical Description: xvi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Threshold Editions hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Threshold Editions, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Welcome to the village -- The family odyssey -- What crash? -- The farm lobby -- Economic stupidity -- Money fumbles -- Bashing the banks -- Farewell to sharecropping -- Bill hits the road -- Electric lights -- Balm to the spirit -- Ain't we got fun -- Little big man -- Whiteland's truckers -- But give the railroads their due -- A nation of sharecroppers -- Making food last -- The hucksters -- FDR locks up savings -- Farming fiats -- The blue eagle -- Warnings from Europe -- A store on the car line -- The second crash -- Other war stories -- War's aftermath -- The greatest generation? -- The progressives -- Whiteland today.
Summary, etc.: When the New Deal Came to Town is a snapshot of a time and place: Whiteland, Indiana during the Great Depression, one of the most fraught eras in American history.
Subject: Melloan, George, 1927- > Childhood and youth.
New Deal, 1933-1939 > Indiana > Whiteland.
Whiteland (Ind.) > Social conditions > 20th century.
Whiteland (Ind.) > Social life and customs > 20th century.

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