- What New Deal programs were Ernest Boney and his family able to access? How was this a change in ideas of what the government's role?
- Read the final paragraph of the excerpt again. How did Boney's racist attitudes impact his feelings regarding the effectiveness of New Deal programs? How would these attitudes affect the ability for all citizens to be provided relief under the New Deal?
Boney, Ernest B., "[The Experiences of a Farm Owner]," pp. 8-10, 1938. Courtesy of Library of Congress