Business and the Economy, 1920-1929

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Author: Michael R. Fein
Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 3: 1920-1929. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 2
Content Level: (Level 4)
Lexile Measure: 1150L

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Michael R. Fein

Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.


Important Events in Business and the Economy, 1920–1929 … 67


Women in the Office … 71

"Heap of Papers" and "Three Women at
Harry Mellon Rhoads, ca. 1920–1930
"Washington School for Secretaries"
Theodor Horydczak, ca. 1920–1950
"The Girl on the Job"
Jessie Roberts, 1922

"The Negro Working Woman"

Mary Louise Williams, 1923 … 74

Twelfth Annual Report of the Secretary of Commerce, 1924

Herbert Hoover, 1924 … 77

The Real Estate Boom … 82

Speech before the Birmingham, Michigan,
Real Estate Board
James Couzens, October 7, 1925
"Florida Frenzy"
Gertrude Mathews Shelby, 1926

Installment Buying … 87

"How to Budget, How to Pay, The Budget
Credit Book Shows the Way"

John Wanamaker Department Store, New
York, December 1925
Letter to Calvin Coolidge
George Talbot, January 14, 1926

Regulating Radio … 92

Speech on Radio Regulation Given to the
U.S. House of Representatives
Luther A. Johnson, March 13, 1926

Letter to Congress Regarding Pending Radio
Regulation National Radio Coordinating Committee,
December 2, 1926

"The Shop Chairmen, the Rank and File and the 'Prosanis' Label"

Justice, April 2, 1926 … 96

"No Backward Step in Federal Aid For Road Building Can Be Taken"

Simeon D. Fess, 1926 … 100

Calvin Coolidge and Nicaragua … 104

"Message to Congress on Nicaragua"
Calvin Coolidge, January 10, 1927

"Coolidge Crossing the Gulf"
Art Young, February 1927

"Open Letter to the Pullman Company"

A. Philip Randolph, June 4, 1927 … 108

Page 66  |  Top of Article "The Present Status and Future Prospects of Chains of Department Stores

" Edward A. Filene, 1927 … 113

Federal Farm Policy … 117

"McNary-Haugen Veto Message, May 23, 1928"

Calvin Coolidge, May 23, 1928

"Reflections on Farm Relief, December

Rexford G. Tugwell, 1929

"Hamlin Memorandum and Diary Extracts"

Charles Sumner Hamlin, 1928–1929 … 121

"A New Era … an Economic Revolution of the Profoundest Character."

John Moody, 1928 … 126

"Brokers and Suckers"

Robert Ryan, 1928 … 131

The Southern Urban Negro as Consumer

Paul Kenneth Edwards, 1932 … 135

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200446