Grayson County, Texas, in Depression and War: 1929-1946

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The economic disaster known as the Great Depression struck Grayson County, Texas, in 1929, and full economic recovery did not come until the close of World War II. However, the people of Grayson benefited greatly between 1933 and 1946 from the myriad spending programs of the New Deal, the building of the Denison Dam that created Lake Texoma, and the establishment of Perrin Army Air Field. Utilizing statistical data from the United States Census and the Texas Almanac, this thesis analyzes the role of government spending‐federal, state, and local‐in the economic recovery in Grayson County.

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Park, David August 2009.

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The economic disaster known as the Great Depression struck Grayson County,
Texas, in 1929, and full economic recovery did not come until the close of World War II. However, the people of Grayson benefited greatly between 1933 and 1946 from the myriad spending programs of the New Deal, the building of the Denison Dam that created Lake Texoma, and the establishment of Perrin Army Air Field. Utilizing statistical data from the United States Census and the Texas Almanac, this thesis analyzes the role of government spending‐federal, state, and local‐in the economic recovery in Grayson County.

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Park, David. Grayson County, Texas, in Depression and War: 1929-1946, thesis, August 2009; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12178/: accessed December 10, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .