The Great Depression: Life in the Cities

-once over 500 banks failed, the american people lost trust of the american government.
-families begin to hide and hoard their money in order to Keep their families together.
-Children at a very young age quickly became involved with the problems of their family.
-Since money was being hid, no money was going back into the economy. Because of this...
-stores and shops closed throughout cities causing more money to be lost.
-to find work, many families migrated from rural areas to the city.
-Men and women would wait for hours in order to find any type of work.
-no matter how much or how little an employer paid the job would always be desired by thousands.
-people of the city would pile into small apartments for shelter and...
-Food Because people were unable to afford rent of any type, soup kitties were an even greater necessity.

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Created with images by rich701 - "Leaving New York on the Queen Mary 1938 0-017" • rich701 - "England 1938, London, Bank of England 16-030" • rich701 - "Pete the Our Gang Dog" • TBIT - "dollar bank note money"

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