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The flood year 1927

Susan Scott Parrish

The flood year 1927

a cultural history

by Susan Scott Parrish

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Floods,
  • History,
  • In literature,
  • Disaster relief

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSusan Scott Parrish
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF354 .P27 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 396 pages
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27235829M
    ISBN 100691168830
    ISBN 109780691168838
    LC Control Number2016009841
    OCLC/WorldCa946254933

      The Flood Year draws from newspapers, radio broadcasts, political cartoons, vaudeville, blues songs, poetry, and fiction to show how this event took on public meanings. Americans at first seemed united in what Herbert Hoover called a "great relief machine," but deep rifts soon arose. April 22–May 5 – The Great Mississippi Flood of affects , people in the greatest national disaster in U.S. history at this time. April 30 – The Federal Industrial Institute for Women opens near Alderson, West Virginia, as the first federal prison for women in the U.S. May 2 Decades: s, s, s, s, s.

    A richly nuanced cultural history of the Great Mississippi flood The Great Mississippi Flood of was the most destructive river flood in U.S. history, drowning crops and displacing more than half a million people across seven states. It was also the.   The flood dominated the front pages of the nations newspapers for weeks. Editors later overwhelmingly named the flood the greatest story of Thus did nature triumph over man's attempt to.

      Buy The Flood Year by Susan Scott Parrish from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:   The advent of the talking picture in was not the “last hurrah” for Broadway, and Hoover did not win the presidency in with “nearly two-thirds of the popular vote.”.


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