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  • THE GREAT DEPRESSION IN PICTURES

  • A family suffers

  • Migrant mother

  • St. Johns, Newfoundland

    Eastern Canada was especially hard hit by the depression

  • Upstairs bedroom of family on relief.

  • Men waiting in line for food

  • Men wait in line for Free coffee and donuts for the unemployed

  • Political pressure was strong as people suffered

  • People slept wherever they could once they lost their homes

  • Thousands of people abandoned their homes and went on the road in search of work

  • Transients were not welcome in some towns.

  • Migrant camp

  • A squatters camp often people lived in conditions like this when they were evicted

  • Apple selling to avoid the embarassment of panhandling. In New York City there were over 5000 apple sellers on the streets.

  • Dust storm

  • A wall of dust approaching a Kansas town.