Tag: Great Depression

Root hog or die, – these photographs show how the people of Missouri survived the Great Depression

This recording of Colonel Denoon, vocals and guitar. (performer) was recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Springfield, Missouri in December, 1936 The Great Depression and drought hit the people of Missouri, the ‘Show Me” state, hard just as in other … Read More

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[see vintage pics] W-all we all just a ‘set’; sometimes a few of ’em get up and move about to ‘tother side [cool pics from 1936]

Life was slow for these men during the Great Depression The Great Depression began in August of 1929, when the United States economy first went into an economic recession. Although the country spent two months with declining GDP, it was … Read More

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