"Unemployed men queued outside a depression soup kitchen"
As the Great Depression dragged on for months, and then years, after the stock market crash of 1929, Americans grew increasingly hungry and desperate. Long lines outside soup kitchens and other private charities that distributed free or low cost food became a common sight in American cities.
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Item Type | Photograph
Cite This document | Unknown, “"Unemployed men queued outside a depression soup kitchen",” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed August 2, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/2025.