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It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression

The children of plantation sharecropper Lonnie Fair preparing food on wood stove in a sparsely furnished shack. Scott, Mississippi, USA, (Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt.

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression

Child workers before Child Labor Laws )): Young Oyster Shuckers, Port Royal, South Carolina

March 1936 — "Migrant Mother" In March 1936, during the height of the Great Depression, photographer Dorothea Lange came across a camp of 2,500 destitute campers and snapped this photo. Known as “Migrant Mother,” the photo came to define America’s Great Depression era.

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

In March during the height of the Great Depression, photographer Dorothea Lange came across a camp of destitute campers and snapped this photo. Known as “Migrant Mother,” the photo came to define America’s Great Depression era.

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.

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

1939 rural Oregon during the Great Depression  by Dorothea Lange

Never ceases to be inspire me… the works of depression era photographer Dorothea Lange. mpdrolet: “ Rural shacktown, near Klamath Falls, Oregon, 1939 Dorothea Lange ”

Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation. Free step-by-step instructions online -- all you need is 10 minutes of class time and some index cards or Post-it notes! Great way to get students engaged and thinking about the real-life impact of the Crash of 1929!

Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation

Quick and Easy Great Depression Simulation. Free step-by-step instructions online -- all you need is 10 minutes of class time and some index cards or Post-it notes! Great way to get students engaged and thinking about the real-life impact of the Crash of

1931-1938: Life in Hoovervilles The pop-up villages of the Great Depression: Inside the shantytowns of the Great Depression

Inside the shantytowns of the Great Depression

In the shantytowns called Hoovervilles began to pop up. They were called Hoovervilles because President Hoover was largely blamed for the Great Depression.

Farm Life During the Great Depression

by Margaret Bourke-White varietas: “ Margaret Bourke-White: Poor Southern children in a rundown shack.

Common sense advice to help get through hard times never goes out of style!

65 Pieces of Survival Wisdom From the Great Depression - Survival Mom

Survival wisdom, Great Depression -- Those go hand in hand when studying how millions survived the toughest years in American history. Here are 65 survival lessons.

A Hobo hopping a freight train. The picture was taken in 1935, which would have been at the depth of the Great Depression. Many men would hop freights hoping to get somewhere that they could find work. So often times "Hobo" was not synonymous with "Tramp". Often Hobos were displaced workers traveling trying to find some type of work.

A Hobo hopping a freight train, at the height of the Great Depression. Many men hopped freights hoping to find work somewhere. So often "Hobo" was not synonymous with "Tramp". Often Hobos were displaced workers traveling to find work.

For many families living in Canada, the Great Depression brought poverty and extremely poor living conditions. Families had to make sacrifices, downsize, and sometimes even live on the road. Families could hardly afford the necessities they were used to having. This included clothes (as seen in this picture). It was a struggle for many Canadians, but luckily enough, the Great Depression finally ended in the late 1930s.

What Poor People are Deserving of ...

Humanity: mother (wearing a flour sack skirt) and nine children living in a field on U. Route 70 near the Tennessee River during the Depression - Photo by Carl Mydans for the Farm Security Administration

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