The Great Depression: Morgan Diefenbach

This image shows the crash of the stock market in 1929. Billions of dollars were lost, wiping out thousands of investors, and stock tickers ran hours behind because the machinery could not handle the tremendous volume of trading. This caused the U.S. to fall right into The Great Depression.
This photograph shows a young boy and girl protesting for having their parents lose their jobs do to the effects of The Great Depression. Poverty was one of the main problems that affected people during this period of time. (Text-based source): Social issues, such as poverty and unemployment, were widespread during the Great Depression. A boy and girl in a protest are shown here because their parents have lost their jobs. Many families could not even sustain themselves.

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? By Bing Crosby is about poverty and the suffering of many during The Great Depression. He clearly states in the lyrics that most were in debt or barely had any money during this period of time.

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