Men waiting in line for an opportunity at a job during the Depression, 1930

Men waiting in line for an opportunity at a job during the Depression, 1930

Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work.  They aren't even standing up.

Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work

Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work. They aren't even standing up.

Entering the presidential nomination process as a distinct underdog, Lincoln was eventually chosen as the Republican candidate for the 1860 election for several reasons. His expressed views on slavery were seen as more moderate than those of rivals William H. Seward and Salmon P. Chase. His "Western" origins also appealed to the newer states: other contenders, especially those with more governmental experience, had acquired enemies within the party and were weak in the critical western…

Entering the presidential nomination process as a distinct underdog, Lincoln was eventually chosen as the Republican candidate for the 1860 election for several reasons. His expressed views on slavery were seen as more moderate than those of rivals William H. Seward and Salmon P. Chase. His "Western" origins also appealed to the newer states: other contenders, especially those with more governmental experience, had acquired enemies within the party and were weak in the critical western…

the Crash of '29 or "Black Tuesday" | Black Tuesday: The Stock Market Crash of 1929 - Social Studies 11

the Crash of '29 or "Black Tuesday" | Black Tuesday: The Stock Market Crash of 1929 - Social Studies 11

Primera Guerra Mundial de la Cruz Roja. El perro fue entrenado para localizar heridos en el campo de batalla.

Primera Guerra Mundial de la Cruz Roja. El perro fue entrenado para localizar heridos en el campo de batalla.

August 1936. People living in miserable poverty. Elm Grove, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. An example of the Depression-era shantytowns known as Hoovervilles.

August 1936. People living in miserable poverty. Elm Grove, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. An example of the Depression-era shantytowns known as Hoovervilles.

Dorothea Lange - 1932, New York City, during the Great Depression. Unemployed men stand in line to get a free dinner at New York’s municipal lodging house.

Dorothea Lange - 1932, New York City, during the Great Depression. Unemployed men stand in line to get a free dinner at New York’s municipal lodging house.

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago.  Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago. Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

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