Great Depression

Lola Williamson

This is one of the houses after the dust bowl. (vacant)
This is a deprived town consisting of a large number of crude dwellings back then during the time of the Great Depression.
This was the president back when the New Deal was passed. The New deal was in response to the great depression and focused on the three R's, relief, recovery, and reform.
During the Great Depression thousands of unemployed residents who could not pay their rent or mortgages were evicted into the world of public assistance and bread lines.
This is where people went to eat free food because everyone lost their money.
These are homeless people called hoboes
Florence Owens Thompson, born Florence Leona Christie, was the subject of Dorothea Lange's famous photo Migrant Mother, an iconic image of the Great Depression.
Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist. She is best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration.
The civilian conservation corps was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families as part of the New Deal.
John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories.
Herbert Clark Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. He was a professional mining engineer and was raised as a Quaker.
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