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Of Mice and Men

9th grade resources for John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

Group 1. John Steinbeck

 

A.    http://www.steinbeck.org/about-john/biography/

B.    GALE---bios

C.     EBSCOà Literary Reference Center

D.    Britannica High School

E.     The Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies http://www.sjsu.edu/steinbeck/awards/steinbeck_award/index.html

 

Group 2. Mental Impairments

https://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/exhibits/quest/treatment/1930-1950

 

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/blog/unwanted-sterilization-and-eugenics-programs-in-the-united-states/

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/23/us/politics/supreme-court-to-consider-legal-standard-drawn-from-of-mice-and-men.html

 

https://www.lifeofthelaw.org/2013/09/judging-steinbeck-lennie/

 

 

Group 3. Migrant Workers

 

A.    Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/dust-bowl-migration/

B.    https://migration.ucdavis.edu/rmn/more.php?id=788

C.     https://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/immigration/alt/mexican6.html

D.    https://calisphere.org/exhibitions/57/hispanic-americans-migrant-workers/

 

Group 4. Salinas Valley/ “Okies”

 

A.    https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/5494411

B.    https://vric.ucdavis.edu/virtual_tour/salinas.htm

C.     https://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=OK008

D.    http://faculty.washington.edu/gregoryj/legacies.pdf

E.     http://depts.washington.edu/moving1/dustbowl_migration.shtml

F.     https://wrcc.dri.edu/cgi-bin/cliMAIN.pl?ca7669

G.    https://vric.ucdavis.edu/virtual_tour/salinas.htm

 

 Group 5. Women in the 1930’s

 

A.https://www.gilderlehrman.org/content/women-great-depression-investigating-assumptions

 

B.Gale à American DecadesàWorking Women in the 1930’s

 

Group 6. The Great Depression

 

Galeà American Decades

EBSCOàHistory Reference

Britannica

ProQuest

https://www2.gwu.edu/~erpapers/teachinger/glossary/great-depression.cfm

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/depression/about.htm

https://fee.org/articles/the-great-depression/

 

 

Group 7. California Hollywood, and the 1930’s Culture

https://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/students/features/grapes-of-wrath/hollywood-and-radio-in-the-1930s

 

Galeà Entertainment and the Arts

Galeà Pop Culture, Lifestyles, and Fashion

 

Group 8.  The Dust Bowl

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/timeline/depwwii/dustbowl/

 

https://www.loc.gov/collections/todd-and-sonkin-migrant-workers-from-1940-to-1941/about-this-collection/

 

http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/dustbowl/legacy/

 

http://rooseveltinstitute.org/fdr-and-new-deal-response-environmental-catastrophe/

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4015056/

 

Group 9. Nobel Prize

https://www.nobelprize.org/

https://sweden.se/society/the-nobel-prize/