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Call for Authors: Biographies of Interwar German-American Entrepreneurs

The German Historical Institute (GHI) in Washington, D.C., is seeking authors for its online project "Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies, 1720 to the Present" (www.immigrantentrepreneurship.org). This project examines the contributions that first- and second-generation German immigrants have made to business and entrepreneurship in United States. Intended as a research and reference tool, it will ultimately include 250 biographies of prominent American entrepreneurs of German descent.

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The Plow That Broke the Plains

The Pare Lorentz film sponsored by the Resettlement Adminstration that brought the Dustbowl phenomenon to national prominence in 1936. 

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