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RARE photos! America's Great Depression of 1930s

Last updated on: August 9, 2011 14:11 IST

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Here are some great photographs of daily life during the Great Depression of the 1930s in the United States.

Image: Christmas dinner in the home of Earl Pauley, near Smithland, Iowa during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Photographs: FDR Library/National Archives/Reuters
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Image: A march of unemployed men in Camden New Jersey during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Photographs: FDR Presidential Library and Museum/National Archives and Records Administration/Reuters
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Image: A young boy in the Alabama countryside with eroded land behind him during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Image: Unemployed men at the Volunteers of America Soup Kitchen in Washington during the Great Depression, 1936.

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Image: A migrant family looking for work in the pea fields of California during the Great Depression, 1936.

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Image: An unemployed man in an old coat lying on a pier at the New York City docks during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Image: People lined up outside of a bank during the Great Depression, 1933.

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Image: An unemployed destitute man leaning against vacant store during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Image: Migrants in their car during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Image: A young Oklahoma mother, aged 18, penniless, stranded in Imperial Valley, Callifornia, March, 1937.

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Image: Unemployed insured workers registering for jobs and filing benefit claims at a State employment office during the Great Depression, 1936.

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Image: A homeless man during the Great Depression.

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Image: Breadlines in New York during the Great Depression, February, 1932.

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Image: Families on the road with all their possessions packed into their trucks: migrating and looking for work during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Image: Unemployed men looking for a job during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Image: A covered wagon in a migratory carrot pullers' camp, during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Image: A young girl who is a migratory worker besides the tent in which she lives at Kern County, California during the Great Depression, November 1935.

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Image: A young man standing in front of an Italian-American Employment Agency looking for a job in San Francisco during the Great Depression, 1936.

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Image: A woman with her child beside her car piled up with all her possessions during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Image: A man dressed poorly walking with his head down walks with shacks in the background, during the Great Depression, 1935.

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Image: A young girl who is a migratory worker besides the tent in which she lives at Kern County, California during the Great Depression, 1938.


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