great depression

1930s

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MS of people in a soup kitchen and bread lines in San Francisco during…

1930s

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MS of store owners in San Francisco hanging "closed" signs on their…

1930s

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Young African American women works as cooks. Two women work as…

1930s

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Detroit factory exterior view - camera pans across the factory outside…

1930s

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Footage of Diego Rivera painting panels from the “Detroit Industry”…

1920s, 1930s

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Begins with a shot of a line of women’s legs dancing onstage. MS of the…

1930s

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Video opens with Grace Moore, an opera singer, standing in front of an…

1930s

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Video opens in Washington D.C. with shot of the U.S. Capitol building’s…

1940s, 1930s

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This clip contains footage of the struggles of African Americans to…

1930s

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This clip is part of a variety reel, this one featuring the bread lines…

1930s

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Men walk past a sign reading ‘Jobless men keep going we can’t take care…

1930s

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A man hands pieces of paper to men as they file through a doorway. A…