Tag Archives: The Great Depression

Eleanor Roosevelt: The Bonus Army

In 1933, when Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt became the First Family, the Great Depression was strangling the country. The USA: 1933 After the stock market crash in October, 1929, it took some time for the economy to be seriously felt … Continue reading

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Lou Henry Hoover: The Adventuresome Activist

Mrs. Herbert Hoover is arguably the least known among 20th century First Ladies – yet she was an amazing woman in her own right. Lou Henry Hoover: The Early Days Lou Henry Hoover (1874-1944) was way ahead of her time.  … Continue reading

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