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Despair of the Great Depression

Despair of the Great Depression Social Studies Tragedies and Triumphs American History

Life, for many Americans, was extremely difficult in the Great Depression. People lost their homes and their livelihood. 

This picture, from the National Archives, depicts one family trying to "make do." The photo was taken by Dorothea Lange. It depicts, among other things, the presence of a public nurse who is helping the family via child-welfare programs.

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Image by Dorothea Lange online, courtesy the U.S. National Archives.

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