UI Student Life during the Great Depression, 1928-39:

In 2000 and 2001, the Student Life and Culture Archival Program conducted an oral history project which focuses on preserving the recollections of students who attended the University of Illinois just prior to and during the Great Depression era. For more information on access to full transcripts and tapes click here. Click on one of the links below the read the stories of U of I students during this era.