Life During the great depression  

The dust bowl took place in the Great Plains region during the 1930's. It was caused by a devastating drought that destroyed crops, farms and towns. Giant dust clouds were created blackouts,death and destruction. Thousands of people had to leave the Great Plains because it was so bad
Where food is offered to the hungry for free or at a below market price. They are often staffed by volunteer organisations, such as church or community groups. Considered a charity
A series of domestic programs enacted in the United States between 1933 and 1938, and a few that came later.The programs were in response to the Great Depression, and focused on what historians refer to as the 3 Rs Relief, Recovery, and Reform: relief for the unemployed and poor, recovery of the economy to normal levels, and reform of the financial system to prevent a repeat depression.
Bread line during the Great Depression. 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
Depositing money in a savings account carried a degree of RISK. If a bank made bad investments and was forced to close, individuals who did not withdraw their money fast enough found themselves out of luck.
a photographer named Dorothea Lange turned her attention away from studio and portrait work toward the suffering she was seeing around her. After taking a job as a photographer for the Resettlement Administration, a New Deal agency tasked with helping poor families relocate.
Federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter in May 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development to the Tennessee Valley
influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration. Lange's photographs humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is an agency of the United States federal government. It holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws, proposing securities rules, and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other activities and organizations, including the electronic securities markets in the United States
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. Civilian Conservation Corps
a deprived area on the outskirts of a town consisting of large numbers of crude dwellings. shanty town or squatter area is a settlement of plywood, corrugated metal, sheets of plastic, and cardboard boxes. Such settlements are usually found on the periphery of cities, in public parks, or near railroad tracks, rivers, lagoons or city trash dump sites.
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