City Workers.pdf - City Workers By Lexie Val and Monce During the Depression life was very difficult for farmers and it wasn\u2019t much better in

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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 Fourteen million people lived in crowded, unheated, unsanitary tenements. When they could no longer pay rent, they were evicted and used scraps to make shelter Relief Due to the number of unemployed the government agencies could not help everyone.. Leading families to depend breadline, where charitable organizations offered bread and soup and hospitals there leftovers. Hardships ● ● ● ● ● Cities attracted beaten people from all parts of the country Hobos and other itinerants during harsh winters 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 watered down All Hoover did was create volunteering programs and encouraged people to help ...
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