The Great Depression
View This Storyboard as a Slide Show!
Create your own!
Like What You See?
This storyboard was created with
I just found out the farm lost almost half of its property value.
What are we going to do? We could lose it to foreclosure!
We can't even afford food! We may have to go to the soup kitchen.
Are we going to get evicted?
They went to a breadline instead. They were worried about malnutrition.
As if their life wasn't bad enough, black blizzards began. They had to live through desertification and the Dust Bowl.
Throughout the dry climate, there was depopulation because of Okies. But it was very hard to leave when you didn't have any money.
They desperately needed public assistance.