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American Experience - The Crash of 1929
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
The 1929 Stock Market Crash is well known as the most devastating crash in United States history. This video provides an extensive look at this historic event, which marked the beginning of the Great Depression. Based on eight years of continued pros... [more]
February 9, 2011 at 06:57 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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American Experience: Riding the Rails
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
At the height of the Great Depression, more than 250,000 teenagers were living on the road in America. This video is part of a series from PBS titled American Experience. (52:33)
February 7, 2011 at 01:55 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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The Great Depression and the Great Recession
From teachertube.com
An 11 minute video with a questionable ad at the beginning. Great photos and an excellent lesson that can be used in history, economics, and other social studies assignments. It even explores how to find data to make the case for the reason it was ca... [more]
September 4, 2010 at 11:36 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Banking Crisis Hits America
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Following the Wall Street Crash of 1929, thousands of banks collapsed when depositors demanded their money back, money the speculating banks no longer have is the subject of this 2:50 video. The lacks of confidence by depositors created a "run on the... [more]
February 24, 2011 at 10:32 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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The Great Depression
From veoh.com
This twenty-eight minute video provides a very complete look at the causes of effects of the Great Depression. The Great Depression started from 1929 and ended in the late 1930s to the late 1940s.  The Depression officially began on on October 29th, ... [more]
November 20, 2011 at 11:43 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Film Preview: The Crash of 1929
From thirteen.org, produced by PBS
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29, 1929, ultimately leading to the Great Depression are the focus of this film preview.  This segment is brief but lively and could serve as an ... [more]
February 25, 2012 at 01:45 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Great Depression Anthem: Buddy Can You Spare a Dime
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this two minute video Allison Moorer sings the Great Depression anthem, "Brother, Can You Spare A Dime." What makes his an exceptional video for students studying this time period is how the lyrics tell the story of how the hard working people fel... [more]
February 19, 2011 at 11:08 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Brother, Can You Spare A Dime
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this The People Speak video clip, Allison Moorer sings the Great Depression anthem, "Brother, Can You Spare A Dime." This song allows students to relate to what the people of the 1930’s went through during the Great Depression. (2:00)
July 16, 2012 at 08:24 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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The Great Depression
From SchoolTube
Historical documentary of this time period, this four minute video starts with the Stock Market Crash and shows the importance of President Roosevelt in helping to end the Great Depression. Not much depth and so of the men mentioned don't have adequa... [more]
October 10, 2010 at 09:17 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Life in Philadelphia during the Great Depression
From havefunwithhistory.com, produced by Have Fun With History
Shops, monuments, and people are shown during the depression in North East Philadelphia. This commercial was produced by the Mayfair Businessmen's Association. Commercials like these were used to try to boost moral during the depression. (18min)
November 12, 2011 at 02:20 PM
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