Ku Klux Klan: During the 1920s and 1930s
These sites are about the Ku Klux Klan (KKK)during their resurgence in the 1920s and 1930s. Also, there is information about the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression. In addition, there are resources dealing with the Leopold and Loeb Trial. Included are links to eThemes Resources: Decade: 1920-1929 and Decade: 1930-1939.
The Ku Klux Klan
This site gives an introduction about the Ku Klux Klan and has links to the first Ku Klux Klan and the Klan after WW II. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Curriculum Guide: The Ku Klux Klan in Indiana in the 1920s
This 12-page PDF curriculum guide teaches about the Ku Klux Klan during the late 1920s.
Ku Klux Klan Pamphlet, Early 1930s
This site tells of the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan and shows a pamphlet from the time.
PBS: Reflections on the Ku Klux Klan Video
A woman speaks of her experiences with the Ku Klux Klan as a teen. (Total Running Time: 1:27)
Famous American Trials: Leopold & Loeb
This site takes you through the trial of Illinois v. Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb.
Leopold and Loeb
This site chronicles the trial of Leopold and Loeb. Includes their history, the story of the
crime, the trial, and more. NOTE: The site has links to a guestbook and message board. NOTE: This site includes ads.
NOTE: This site includes a guestbook.
NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.)
Leopold & Loeb
Read this story about Leopold and Loeb including chapters on the story of Bobby Franks, the
investigation, Loeb's story, what really happened, and much more. Includes a bibliography.
Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb Documentary
This video shares the story of the "Crime of the Century" committed by Leopold and Loeb. (Total Running Time: 9:54) NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
PBS: General Article: The Great Depression
Learn about The Great Depression and the challenges faced by the country during the 1930s. NOTE: This site includes ads.
1930s: The Great Depression and Racial Segregation
Learn about the atmosphere of the 1930s, the Great Depression and racial segregation in the south. (Total Running Time: 7:24) NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
eThemes Resource: Decade: 1920-1929
Read about American life during the Roaring Twenties. Listen to jazz music, learn how to dance the Charleston and view pictures of the fashions during this era. Topics include Prohibition, gangsters, flappers, the Teapot Dome scandal, women’s suffrage, the 19th Amendment, the Harlem Renaissance, and the Red Scare. Find out what common products were invented during this era and read biographies on famous people, including Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Louis Armstrong, Babe Ruth, and more. Includes interactive timelines and a link to an eThemes Resource on “The Great Gatsby.”
eThemes Resource: Decade: 1930-1939
These sites are about the history and events of the 1930s. Learn more about the causes and
effects of the Great Depression. There are many primary documents, including oral histories, photographs, newspaper articles, and audio files. Also includes maps and timelines. There are
links to eThemes Resources on books set in the 1930s, Amelia Earhart, and Franklin Delano