Great Depression Breadline

A scene common in american cities during the 1930s, skilled and unskilled laborers alike stood in bread lines like this one near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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People line up for food in New York City, 1930s

A scene common in american cities during the 1930s, skilled and unskilled laborers alike stood in bread lines like this one near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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  1. My Mother and father met at the plumbing company, Keating, which is featured in the background in about 1926. She was a secretary and he was a bookkeeper. I ran across this photo in a children’s book of New York City photos published about 2 years ago. Wish I could remember the book. Will have to do some research. Andree McGrory

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