Breadline during the Great Depression

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Breadline during the Great Depression

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Great Depression

Description

About a quarter of the American workforce was unemployed at the lowest point of the Great Depression. When families were unable to afford food for themselves, charities often provided free meals. Al Capone, a leading organized crime figure, provided this soup kitchen in Chicago, Illinois during the Depression.

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Citation

“Breadline during the Great Depression,” Redlining Virginia, accessed October 17, 2019, http://redliningvirginia.org/items/show/3.

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