These files contain questions for readings and descriptions of assignments. In addition, students are expected to write weekly responses to the readings.

Galbraith, The Great Crash (PDF)

Down and Out in the Great Depression: Letters from the Forgotten Man (PDF)

Brinkley, Voices of Protest and Polenberg (PDF)

Down and Out, part II (PDF)

Brinkley, Voices of Protest and Polenberg, part II (PDF)

Blum and Terkel, part I (PDF)

Blum, part II (PDF)

Terkel, Dower, Blum, part III (PDF)