Manuscript Collection

Bessie Harper Radio Talk Records - Accession 26 - M8 (18)

Title

Bessie Harper Radio Talk Records - Accession 26 - M8 (18)

Authors

Bessie Harper

Files

Identifier

Accession 26 - M8 (18)

Inclusive Dates

January 25, 1932

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

14 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Bessie Harper Radio Talk records consist of a draft of a radio talk on "Family Finance" that was broadcast over WIS, Columbia, South Carolina on Monday, January 25th, 1932. Bessie Harper served as chairman of the American Home Department of the South Carolina Federation of Women's Club (SCFWC). The aim of the talk is to educate families how to budget their finances and to plan their expenses which was particularly important when this talk was given in 1932 during the Great Depression. This talk offers a glimpse into families' attempts to cope with the new economic reality of life during the Great Depression.

Provenance

Collection was transferred from University Archives, Alumni Records W427.

Keywords

Radio scripts, Great Depression, Finance, Family budgets, Economics

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Bessie Harper Radio Talk Records - Accession 26 - M8 (18)

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