Most families during the Great Depression did some time of farming work, but my family collected peaches. We didn't get paid much, but we tried to do whatever we could to survive. I can't say it was easy, but not everything in life is supposed to be easy. It was definitely unfair most times though.
The Dust Bowl: By 1932, 14 dust storms, known as black blizzards were reported, and in just one year, the number increased to nearly 40. The Dust Bowl brought ecological, economical and human misery to America during a time when it was already suffering under the Great Depression.