Life in the great depression
The Dust Bowl, also known as the Dirty Thirties, was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US and Canadian prairies during the 1930s
the postal service isssued a 76 cent Hattie W. Caraway stamp in 2001
men waiting in line for soup during the depression
a busy church soup kitchen.
hobo sleeping in a field with straw on his face
Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona.
tons of mail carriers leaving new york cities main city post office at 33rd street in 1936
civil concentartion camps established by the us congress in 1933 as result of the new deal program
dorothea lange became a professional portrait photographer in the early 1920's
director of trading and exchange division of the securities and exchange commission james a treanor
frances perkins was the first female member of a presidential cabinet.
herbet hoover arriving at the white house to meet with president truman
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