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Children playing leap frog in a Harlem street, ca. 1930. (Courtesy of the National Archives)

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Unemployed men queued outside a depression soup kitchen opened in Chicago by Al Capone. The storefront sign reads “Free Soup, Coffee and Doughnuts for the Unemployed.” February 1931. (Courtesy of the National Archives)

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Refreshment stand in New York City where pineapple and orange nectar drinks are sold for 5 cents, July 1932. (Courtesy of the National Archives)

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Civil Works Administration (CWA) workmen cleaning and painting the gold dome of the Denver Capitol, 1934. (Courtesy of the National Archives)

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Rows of laundry outside a New York City apartment house. Posters below advertise coming attractions at the Roosevelt and Apollo Theaters. 1935. (Courtesy of the National Archives)

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New York City at night, ca. 1935. (Courtesy of the National Archives)

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Downtown Cleveland, Ohio, in winter, from the air. The Cuyahoga River winds through the flats. Dec. 1937. (Courtesy of the National Archives)

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A full house, seen from the rear of the stage, at the Metropolitan Opera House for a concert by pianist Josef Hofmann, Nov. 28, 1937. (Courtesy of the National Archives)

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Aerial view of a traffic jam, 14th Street and the Mall, Washington, D.C., Apr. 1937. (Courtesy of the National Archives)

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Posted October 17, 2010 by dmacc502 in American, economy, government, income

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