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August 1936 "Part of an impoverished family of nine on the New Mexico highway- Depression refugees from Iowa" Photo by Dorothea Lange

No Money at All: 1936

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Italian immigrant children...beautiful yet sad...they are so innocent they probably couldnt ever imagine they would working in factories with horrid health conditions to earn some money to help thier familes.  Tough times then...

immigration to USA and canada | post 1800 immigrants | arrival | settling in and moving west | asian immigration | african americans | hispanic immigration | the native americans

immigration to the usa and canada

Dorothea Lange. Delta Children  July 1936

Dorothea Lange | Mississippi Delta Children

Mississippi Delta Children | Library of Congress title: Mississippi Delta Negro Children July, 1936 Labels: Great Depression, Black History, Children, Boys, Girls

During most of the 1930s, African Americans found it all but impossible to find jobs of any kind in agriculture or industry. The father of this impoverished family, photographed in 1937 by Lewis Hine, was a miner who lost his job in the Scott’s Run area of  West Virginia. NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION

During most of the 1930s, African Americans found it all but impossible to find jobs of any kind in agriculture or industry. The father of this impoverished family, photographed in 1937 by Lewis Hine, was a miner who lost his job in the Scott’s Run area of West Virginia. NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION

Jazz and The Great Depression

Watch Jazz | A Film by Ken Burns | PBS | Ken Burns

Ken Burns follows the growth and development of jazz music from the gritty streets of New Orleans to Chicago's south side, the speakeasies of Kansas city and to Times Square. Full film now streaming.

Court of the First Model Tenement, 12th Street and 1st Avenue, New York, 1936, by Berenice Abbott

photos by Berenice Abbott

115 Jay Street Brooklyn New York, 1936 Portraits Cocteau’s Hands, Paris, 1927 John V. Lacey, “Birdsmith”, New York, 1948 Solita Solano, Paris, 1926 Cocteau in Bed with Mask, Paris, 1927 Cocteau with Gun, Paris, 1926 New York Bowery Bum, New York, c. 1932 Fifth Avenue Coach Company, New York, 1932…