Businesses would lay off workers and there were very little jobs to be done in the cities. The streets were not filled with parades as they were in the 1920's.
Farmers were effected by drought and the dust bowls. Most farms had to be evicted and the families and to start over.
The minority's were hurt more than the white peoples. Some charities refused to help minorities and the group most effected was the blacks in the south.
Effected by having no money and having to move around. Could not have much food and families might have to split up.
Most families could find something to do during the Depression. Most things were homemade because they had no money to buy things. Sports, toys, and music were some of the enjoyment that people could have during the 1930's.