Not Under Forty
Day's To Come
The Negro and His Music
Edgar Lee Masters
Across Spoon River
Poems of People
The Harmony of Deeper Music:
Not to See Sandridge Again**
The Pangolin and Other Verse
John Dos Passos
The Big Money
The Bitter Drink**
XLV [With usura hath no man a house of good stone]**
Early History of Sewing Machine Operator
In Dubious Battle
Up State—Depression Summer**
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American volunteers form the Lincoln Brigade and fight in the Spanish Civil War for the Spanish Republic.
Supreme Court declares Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA) unconstitutional.
Spanish Civil War begins.
Nye committee investigations end.
Strikes by Mexican American agricultural workers in the West end.
Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act.
Autoworkers’ sit-down strike against General Motors begins (December).
"Rome-Berlin Axis" declared; anti-Comintern pact signed by Japan and Germany.
Strike by Goodyear rubber workers in Akron, Ohio; first Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) victory.
Formation of the American Labor Party.
One million union members involved in work stoppages.
African American Mary McLeod Bethune appointed by President Roosevelt to head the Division of Negro Affairs, part of the National Youth Administration (NYA).
Filipino-Mexican fieldworker union granted charter by the American Federation of Labor (AFL).
Franklin D. Roosevelt reelected President.