Soul of a People

Soul of a People


Soul of a People Display

Baldwin Public Library is one of 30 libraries nationwide to receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to present a series of programs on the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration. Come learn how people coped when banks failed, unemployment soared, and homes were lost to foreclosure. These programs are co-sponsored by: The Race Relations and Diversity Task Force, a sponsored group of the Community House and the Birmingham Historical Museum and Park.

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Learn more about the Soul of a People project by watching this video, from Smithsonian Channel HD. Or this webcast, from the American Library Association.

Read about the Soul of a People program from C & G newspapers.

Watch a video of our program: The New Deal, a Debate.



About the Soul of a People

Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story is a major documentary television program about the Federal Writers’ Project produced by Spark Media, Washington, D.C., and broadcast on the Smithsonian Channel HD. Soul of a People programs in libraries are sponsored by the American Library Association Public Programs Office with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities: great ideas brought to life.

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