One of our latest displays covers the Great Depression (1929-1939). Come in and read about the causes and effects. Letters in their own words tell how the ecenomic hardships affected everyday people. We also have a book on the FDR's Secretary of Labor, Frances Perkins (the first female cabinet member), whose efforts impacted the creation of the New Deal - and Social Security.
You can find the display at the back of the reference room, near the four computer workstations.