What It Was Like To Go Looking For a Job During The Great Depression


During The Great Depression, banks failed, businesses closed, city streets were desolates, families lost their homes, and unemployment in the rose to nearly 25%. The images below of men and women desperately looking for jobs to  feed their families  tell the grim story of a time we wish to never happen again.

The Great Crash, New York, 1929

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The culmination of many years of economic instability happened when the  stock market  crashed on "Black Tuesday," October 29, 1929.


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