Poor result to Hoovervilles
Tons of poor people turn to living in Hoovervilles to avoid paying off regular homes.
Loved ones move on
Many watch as their friends and family are forced to leave and pursue a new life.
Families forced out
Family of five (pictured) before leaving their farm, for good.
Dust Bowl ruins home, and many more
Dust Bowl sweeps the Great Plains to the demise of all residents.
Couple has grand time in nyc
This care free fun loving couple is a perfect example of the decade. What could go wrong?
Desperate men look for work
With the recent increase in workers being lain off, these two hit the streets to advertise their abilities.
These women were free spirited and could dance while enjoying themselves in clothing that was not traditional.
stock market crash
As banks had begun to lose all their money, customers came in trying to get their money back in hopes they would not go broke. But, it was unfortunate that they had lost everything.
Banks had lost all their money and were shut down when they went bankrupt because the stock market had crashed.
men lose all their money
This man had to face everything knowing he had lost all of his money due to the banks shutting down when the stock market crashed.
This factory was no longer any use because there were no workers to make the goods that people could no longer afford.
new authority in the white house
President Roosevelt had won the election coming in knowing he had high hopes to recover America.
Roosevelt had given his speech to empower those who had lost hope and when everyone lived in despair. He wanted them to know that it would get better.
new laws passed
The AAA (Agricultural Adjustment Act) was passed to help control the of basic crops.
back at work on the farm
Farmers had returned to their jobs when there was more control over the crops.