Men eating bread and soup in a breadline during the Great Depression.
Christmas dinner during the Great Depression, 1930’s.
Angry man during the Great Depression. A cherry picker stares down the camera, Berrien County, Michigan July 1940.
Unknown man during the Great Depression, c. 1932.
If, with all the advantages I’ve had, I can’t make a living, I’m just no good, I guess.
The miserable failures of capitalist economies in the Great Depression were root causes of worldwide social and political disasters.
During the Great Depression, when people laughed their worries disappeared. Audiences loved these funny men. I decided to become one.
The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.