First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt forever changed the position of First Lady.
Her work on behalf of children and the poor earned her respect around the world.
This North Texas farm shows the damage done by dust storms.
During the 1930s, the southern Great Plains suffered an environmental disaster and from then on was known as the Dust Bowl.
Ralph Bunche helped advise President Roosevelt.
Mary McLeod was an advisor to President Roosevelt.
The Mexican immigrant workers found work picking carrots on an Edinburg, Texas, farm in 1939.
During the Depression, the radio was a source of entertainment and news.
One big story of the day was Amelia Earhart's 1937 quest to fly around the world — and her tragic disappearance as she neared her goal.
During the Depression, audiences flocked to theaters to watch movies such as The Wizard of Oz.