Bessie Harper Radio Talk - Accession 26 - M8 (18)
Accession 26 - M8 (18)
January 25, 1932
Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
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.
Collection was transferred from University Archives, Alumni Records W427.
Radio scripts, Great Depression, Finance, Family budgets, Economics
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Bessie Harper Radio Talk - Accession 26 - M8 (18)". Finding Aid 121.
LC Subject Headings
South Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs; WIS (Radio station : Columbia, S.C.); Radio scripts--South Carolina--Columbia; Radio talk shows--South Carolina--Columbia; Depressions--1929--South Carolina; South Carolina--Economic conditions