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Oct 16, 01:17 AM
Image: Indiana from History of Marshall County, Indiana, 1836 to 1880, etc.

When the New Deal Came to Town: A Snapshot of a Place and Time with Lessons for Today, by George Melloan 
"An overdue and essential corrective: the Depression decade not as the New Deal’s economic and literary propagandists fictionalized it, but as it was actually lived at street level in the heartland." —Mitch Daniels, former governor of Indiana and author of Keeping the Republic.

When the New Deal Came to Town is a snapshot of a time and place: Whiteland, Indiana, during the Great Depression, one of the most fraught eras in American history.