A mother and children rest as they and over 40 men, women and children camp out at City Hall in St. Louis, Mo., April 29, 1936. When a St. Louis alderman took no action to increase relief appropriations, protesters descended upon City Hall and threatened to stay “‘til hell freezes over or we get relief.” They started their second day in the building today.

34 Eye Opening Photos Of The Great Depression

A mother and children rest as they and over 40 men, women and children camp out at City Hall in St. Louis, Mo., April 29, 1936. When a St. Louis alderman took no action to increase relief appropriations, protesters descended upon City Hall and threatened to stay “‘til hell freezes over or we get relief.” They started their second day in the building today.

1934 Seattle WA Inside the shantytowns of the Great Depression

Inside the shantytowns of the Great Depression

Great Depression Iowa Farm Family  1936 Photograph by Daniel Hagerman

Great Depression Iowa Farm Family 1936

Great Depression Iowa Farm Family 1936 Photograph by Daniel Hagerman

Black Tuesday 1929 the stock market crash and beginning of the "Great Depression". The year my grandma was born. No wonder she is such a hardy soul.

Black Tuesday 1929 the stock market crash and beginning of the "Great Depression". The year my grandma was born. No wonder she is such a hardy soul.

Great Depression Cooking - The Poorman's Meal (+playlist) ...so nice to watch...90+ Clara cooks meals her mom made during the Depression and tells personal stories. Interesting...multiple episodes

Great Depression Cooking - The Poorman's Meal (+playlist) ...so nice to watch...90+ Clara cooks meals her mom made during the Depression and tells personal stories. Interesting...multiple episodes

Depression Cooking with Clara - SO cute - 94 year old woman teaches you her cheap and nutritious recipes from the Great Depression and tells you stories from those days. It's like Grandma is teaching you to cook!

Depression Cooking with Clara - SO cute - 94 year old woman teaches you her cheap and nutritious recipes from the Great Depression and tells you stories from those days. It's like Grandma is teaching you to cook!

I spent some time earlier this year researching the Great Depression years and was most interested in even the smallest life lessons to be gained from those “worst hard times.” Here are 65 of them.

65 Pieces of Survival Wisdom From the Great Depression - Survival Mom

I spent some time earlier this year researching the Great Depression years and was most interested in even the smallest life lessons to be gained from those “worst hard times.” Here are 65 of them.

How Young Americans Survived the Hard Times of the Great Depression | The Prepper Journal

How Young Americans Survived the Hard Times of the Great Depression | The Prepper Journal

The Great Depression, the problem here is the word "GIVE". Today this boys grown grandson may be looking for someone to "GIVE" him a job. (MAYBE)

The Great Depression, the problem here is the word "GIVE". Today this boys grown grandson may be looking for someone to "GIVE" him a job. (MAYBE)

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

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

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