The Resource Great Depression in Yuma County, Arizona, (manuscript)

Great Depression in Yuma County, Arizona, (manuscript)

Label
Great Depression in Yuma County, Arizona, 1929-1992
Title
Great Depression in Yuma County, Arizona
Inclusive dates
1929-1992
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection includes primarily photocopies of published and archival materials collected about the life and times of the Yuma area during the 1930's. It includes reminiscences of Yuma residents, who experienced the Great Depression, as well as those people passing through Yuma on their migration to California. Of special interest are the file of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the Yuma area, the 1935 Yuma CCC Camp newsletter, The Sandune, and transients and hobos file. Also significant are reference photocopies of Yuma/Colorado River area photos in the U.S. National Archives from the Farm Service Administration that contain the work of noted photographers Dorothea Lange and Russell Lee
Cataloging source
ZP3
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  • United States
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
  • Yuma Valley Bank (Ariz.)
  • Homeless persons
  • Irrigation projects
  • Water
Label
Great Depression in Yuma County, Arizona, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Control code
29123
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
  • 1
  • (2
Immediate source of acquisition
In 1991 the Rio Colorado Division of the Arizona Historical Society received a matching grant from the Arizona Humanities Council to conduct a research project titled, "How The Dust Bowl Affected Yuma." This collection includes the product of the research that resulted in a 1992 slide lecture program.
Type of unit
  • linear ft.
  • boxes)
Label
Great Depression in Yuma County, Arizona, (manuscript)
Control code
29123
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
  • 1
  • (2
Immediate source of acquisition
In 1991 the Rio Colorado Division of the Arizona Historical Society received a matching grant from the Arizona Humanities Council to conduct a research project titled, "How The Dust Bowl Affected Yuma." This collection includes the product of the research that resulted in a 1992 slide lecture program.
Type of unit
  • linear ft.
  • boxes)

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