Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother depicts destitute pea pickers in California, centering on Florence Owens Thompson, age 32, a mother of seven children, in Nipomo, California, March 1936.    #1930 #family #greatdepression

Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother depicts destitute pea pickers in California, centering on Florence Owens Thompson, age 32, a mother of seven children, in Nipomo, California, March 1936. #1930 #family #greatdepression

Mother and children living along US Route 70, TN 1936; Library of Congress FSA/OWI photograph collection

Mother and children living along US Route 70, TN 1936; Library of Congress FSA/OWI photograph collection

In line for bread during Great Depression This helped the homeless people in towns and cities but didn't get very far a field into the farms and rural homeless. some people fell through the cracks. Lyndon Johnson  made some important actions toward making the hunger problem easier but now in 2013 hunger has noticed to have gotten down to the children and if we didn't have free food at school many children would not have any real food. Thank you Pres. Johnson

In line for bread during Great Depression This helped the homeless people in towns and cities but didn't get very far a field into the farms and rural homeless. some people fell through the cracks. Lyndon Johnson made some important actions toward making the hunger problem easier but now in 2013 hunger has noticed to have gotten down to the children and if we didn't have free food at school many children would not have any real food. Thank you Pres. Johnson

World War II, two Germans searching for food in a garbage dump, original caption 'Hunger, the price of defeat', Berlin, Germany, photograph by Emil Reynolds, 1945.

World War II, two Germans searching for food in a garbage dump, original caption 'Hunger, the price of defeat', Berlin, Germany, photograph by Emil Reynolds, 1945.

Chicago - The scene at a lodging house on North Union Avenue in November 1930, where homeless men were grateful for cots and floor space as the Chicago temperatures dropped near zero. Thousands in Chicago lost both jobs and housing and several shelters, some privately funded, sprung up around the city. (Tribune archive photo)

Chicago - The scene at a lodging house on North Union Avenue in November 1930, where homeless men were grateful for cots and floor space as the Chicago temperatures dropped near zero. Thousands in Chicago lost both jobs and housing and several shelters, some privately funded, sprung up around the city. (Tribune archive photo)

During the Great Depression, people learned how to get by on very little. Learn how to create a frugal pantry like they did during the Great Depression.

Podcast Building a Great Depression Era Pantry

During the Great Depression, people learned how to get by on very little. Learn how to create a frugal pantry like they did during the Great Depression.

America's Great Depression of the 1936 Iowa-Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley. Near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted of potatoes, cabbage and pie. Photograph by Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee in December 1936.

America's Great Depression of the 1936 Iowa-Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley. Near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted of potatoes, cabbage and pie. Photograph by Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee in December 1936.

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