Boom To Burst Visual Essay By- Julianna Buehler

African American Home Life

A picture of African American home life in the 1920s. They lived in terrible conditions and got sick from these conditions. This was because of segregation laws. These laws caused them to move out North hoping for better lives for there families. This was called the Great Migration.
African American 1930s home life was terrible. Whites forced them out of there jobs due to the racism of them. Segregation worsened in the 30s. African Americans were out of jobs and ended up homeless, had no food, and lived in terrible conditions.

Business Owners and Industrialists Economy

1920s was one of the biggest economy demands. People bought and bought items and unneeded things. This was because they had credit cards now. credit allowed them to but products and later o make monthly payments. this later on lead to people becoming in dept from buying and buying items.
1920-1930 economy graph. The 1930s was a big down fall from the 1920s in the economy industry. This was because everyone was losing there jobs and no one had money. This was because the banks did not physically have there money so everyone was broke. This lead to foreclosure of business.

Role of Government

Herbert supported work hours, children's nutrition, and pollution. Herbert never did anything he was just kind of there in office.
Roosevelt created the New Deal to help relieve unemployment, economic recovery, and reform prevention. This was to help fix the Great Migration madness.

Leisure Time

1920s picture of people enjoying themselves at a speakeasy. People went to speakeasies to drink alcohol because they prohibited alcohol. The 1920s was full of entertainment, jazz, clubs, Harlem Renaissance, flappers, and credit..
People lost there jobs had no food and were homeless. People went to food banks to eat food due to not having any money from the Great Depression.

The 1920s was a time of great wealth and prosperity. People had owned many items due to the credit aspect of the 20s. Credit allowed people to buy things and than later pay monthly payments on the items. People were just buying and buying things which caused many people to later on go into dept. All throughout the 20s there was entertainment everywhere. People went to movies, speakeasies, gambling, and clubs etc. It was full of entertainment, jazz, clubs, Harlem Renaissance, flappers, and credit. But African Americans during this time weren't treated equally. They lived and worked in harsh conditions. The 1930s was the worst time. Segregation laws worsened during this time. Until the Harlem Renaissance became one of the only places that African Americans weren't discriminated, went hated on. They were lynched and physically harmed. During the 1920 the presidents Harding, Coolage, and Herbert never did anything in office. They were just kind of like an average everyday person. They didn't make new laws or add or cancel things they were just in office. The 1930s was a major down fall from the 1920s. In 1929 the stock market crashed. They did anything to get money because the banks did not physically have their money. This led to people losing their jobs, homes, family members, go starving, and sell their homes all for money. No one could buy anything which led to businesses losing money and eventually foreclosing. They opened up food banks so people could eat and not go starving. Farming went into a major decline. They were trying to keep up with the demand of food. But they were farming so much that eventually the topsoil dissolved away and you cant farm if you don't have top soil. President Roosevelt developed a New Deal. The New Deal was set into place to relief unemployment, economic recovery, and reform prevention. It helped with some of the financial aspects and helped provide jobs and improved some living conditions.

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