Child of evicted sharecroppers, New Madrid County, Missouri 1939
Depression housing... March 1936. "One-room hut housing a family of nine built on the chassis of an abandoned Ford in a field between Camden and Bruceton, Tennessee, near the river."
Black Tuesday...Stock Market Crash
Great Depression 1935
Migrant pea pickers camp in the rain. California, February, 1936. Photographer: Dorothea Lange.
Man in hobo jungle killing turtle to make soup, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sept. 1939. Photographer: John Vachon.
CCC workers constructing road, 1933. Over 3 million unemployed young men were taken out of the cities and placed into 2600+ work camps managed by the CCC.[
Grandmother with sick baby.