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Unformatted text preview: City Workers By: Lexie, Val, and Monce During the Depression life was very difficult for farmers
and it wasn’t much better in cities…. Housing
people lived in
When they could no
longer pay rent, they
were evicted and used
scraps to make shelter Relief
Due to the number of
could not help
families to depend
bread and soup and
● ● Cities attracted beaten people from all
parts of the country
Hobos and other itinerants during harsh
At the peak of the depression 17 thousand
families were put on the street each month
Things got so bad that resources were
overwhelmed so quickly that relief
payments were thinner and soup was
All Hoover did was create volunteering
programs and encouraged people to help ...
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