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Farm Foreclosures - Depression Era

Farm Foreclosures - Depression Era Tragedies and Triumphs American History Visual Arts Geography

Following the stock market crash of 1929, America's economy continued on a downward spiral.  Even farms were impacted as droughts and dustbowls slammed the Midwest.  This photo, from the U.S. National Archives, depicts a farm foreclosure, circa 1933.


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Photo maintained at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library - online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

 

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