The Great Depression by William Gedney

I feel that this picture well depicts the lifestyle during great depression. It really looks tragic and depressing. From the girls impression and the physical appearances, they did not have much. It feels that their basic necessities were limited.

:::::::::: Vintage Photograph :::::::::: Family in Rural Oregon during the Great Depression. By Dorothea Lange.

Never ceases to be inspire me… the works of depression era photographer Dorothea Lange. mpdrolet: “ Rural shacktown, near Klamath Falls, Oregon, 1939 Dorothea Lange ”

March 1936 — “Migrant Mother” | The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

March 1936 — "Migrant Mother" In March during the height of the Great Depression, photographer Dorothea Lange came across a camp of destitute campers and snapped this photo. Known as “Migrant Mother,” the photo came to define America’s Great D

women in 1930s california - Google Search The economic collapse of the 1930s was staggering in its dimensions

Tthe Great Depression, children and young adults wrote letters to First Lady Elenor Roosevelt for help; clothing money and other forms of assistance.

photos of hobos 1930s | Depression family riding the rails | Hobos and Rail Riders

Dorothea Lange, Family who traveled by freight train – Washington, Toppenish, Yakima Valley, August 1939

1931-1938: Life in Hoovervilles The pop-up villages of the Great Depression: Inside the shantytowns of the Great Depression

Inside the shantytowns of the Great Depression

In the shantytowns called Hoovervilles began to pop up. They were called Hoovervilles because President Hoover was largely blamed for the Great Depression.

Great Depression: White migrant mother with Children. Weslaco Texas. Photo by Russell Lee. Courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection LC-USF34- 032086-D

Russel Lee (Ottawa, 21 luglio 1903 – Austin, 28 agosto White mother with children at migrant camp, Weslaco

| Great Depression Iowa Farm Family 1936 Photograph - The despair is written all over their faces and in their stances.

Great Depression - Iowa Farm Family 1936 - America - American History - Women's Rights - Child Labor - The Great Depression.

This is a fun activity to compare the economy of the great depression with today's economy. It allows students to research and use predicting skills.

The Great Depression compared to our economy today. Are the Americans doomed or have politicians learnt something from history ? Economic because it is th numbers of jobs lost and the economic decline.

Photographs taken by the FSA at the time of the Great Depression. (New York Library)The national unemployment number was 24.9 per cent, and 15million workers had no jobs. In 2012 latest figures from the U.S. Department of Labor show that 8.2 per cent of Americans are unemployed.  It is an interesting debate as to the purpose that the photos served at the time and the purpose they serve now in being released at a time when across the globe many countries teeter on the brink of economic…

And you thought it was bad now... Never-before-seen pictures capture everyday life of destitute Americans during the Great Depression

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression

Young oyster shuckers, Port Royal, S. - Child workers before Child Labor Laws. Thank God for child labor laws!

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930 Children of The Great Depression

starvation during the great depression - Google Search (When you start to think you have nothing...think again.)

Mother and nine children living in a field on U. Route 70 near the Tennessee River during the Depression - Photo by Carl Mydans for the Farm Security Administration Her skirt seems to be a feed sack.