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Earlier this week, the New York Public Library posted an online collection of long lost Great Depression-era photos taken by Farm Security Administration photographers including Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans.

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Long-lost Depression-era photos capture everyday life of destitute Americans | Daily Mail Online

And you thought it was bad now... Never-before-seen pictures capture everyday life of destitute Americans during the Great Depression

Children of migrant fruit worker in Berrien County, Michigan - Great Depression Farm Security Administration at the New York Public Library. This is social because it shows how people, including kids, faired in the depression.

A hobo takes a nap in an unidentified hobo jungle in California. A similar transient encampment was set up near the Santa Ana rail tracks.

The Great Depression in O.C.: Are the hard times back?

The Great Depression in O.: Are the hard times back?

The Great Depression - Survival

Citizens who lived through the Great Depression in Pennsylvania recall their struggles to survive during those difficult years. Personal memories of sacrific.

Colorized 1932 portrait by Dorothea Lange

A Vibrant Past: Colorizing the Archives of History

“Migrant Mother,” Dorothea Lange, 1936 For many, Florence Owens Thompson is the face of the Great Depression, thanks to legendary photographer Dorothea Lange. Lange made this photograph while visiting a camp in California in February With this.

Clara's Kitchen: Wisdom, Memories, and Recipes from the Great Depression

Recipes From the Great Depression: A Lesson in Frugality

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Clara's Kitchen: Wisdom, Memories, and Recipes from the Great Depression by Clara Cannucciari, Christopher Cannucciari

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Great Depression Era: A family that has lost everything waits by the highway in the hope of hitchhiking a ride out of town. Macon, Georgia. 1937

Hitchhiking family in Macon GA heading back to Alabama July 1937 Dorothea Lange Library of Congress © Vanishing Media Georgia in the Great Depression USA 2012 Dorothea Lange

Burning corn for fuel  Great Depression

Burning corn for fuel Great Depression

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The Migrant Experience page via the Library of Congress gives contains and overview of Charles Todd and Robert Sonkin's chronicles of Depression-era migrant workers, including photos and audio recordings of songs.