The Depression Hits Home

This photographic poster collection includes reproducible masters of a broadsheet essay, timeline with detailed notes, activities sheet, and a photo analysis worksheet. 12 Historical Photographs: * The Start: Black Tuesday, October 29, 1929, Wall Street * The Rural Poor: Women with belongings in Texas * The Dust Bowl: A dust storm, Elkhart, Kansas * The Urban Poor: The breadline near the Brooklyn Bridge * Despair: Migrant woman with children in lean-to * Hitting Bottom: Man lying on street in San Francisco * Earning Money Any Way One Can: The apple seller * Alternates for the Out-of-Work: Marathon dancers * Lending a Hand: The soup kitchen * Contrasts in Daily Lifestyle: "Ride the Train" * Forgetting for a While: Boys at a movie marquee * Trying to Pull Out: Women teaching children at home

Product type: Photo / Poster Collection
ISBN: 978-1-5669-6157-8
Author: Enid A. Goldberg
Copyright: 1997
Reading Level: Grades 6-12+
Interest Level: Grades 6-12+
Dimensions: 17" x 22"