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There are links to many history and genealogy websites on the Internet Resources Sites By Subject section of the Library's website.

Some of the most fascinating websites about American history are from the Library of Congress American Memory Project. For an extensive online collection of photographs, visit America from the Great Depression to World War II, with images from Farm Security Administration photographers who captured the impact of the Depression on rural life. The Library of Congress also offers an online collection of American Life Histories, manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project. Or jump back in time to the Depression and World War II section of their "America's Story from America's Library" project.

More sites with information about the 1930s for children can be found at Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators, which provides information about many aspects of American history including America in the 1930s and American Cultural History: The Twentieth Century. The New Deal Network provides information about the Great Depression, the 1930s and the Roosevelt administration. A site organized by the Edmonds School District #15 of Lynnwood, Washington, provides information about many aspects of American History, including the 1920s and 1930s. The Kingwood College Library, Kingwood, Texas, maintains a site to help the user obtain an understanding and appreciation of the culture and history of the decade.

Families can post stories from their own family history and read contributions from other families on the My History Is America's History site, a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Those interested in conducting their own oral history interviews with older family or community members might browse the KBYU/Brigham Young University site for tips and sample interview questions, or search "oral history" on web search engines and other tools.