11 Rare Photos Taken In Pittsburgh During The Great Depression

Pittsburgh, like the rest of the nation, plunged into a deep depression, propelled in part by the Stock Market Crash on October 29, 1929. The global depression would last for an agonizing 10 years, finally coming to a halt in 1939, the same year Hitler would invade Poland, igniting World War II. Here are 11 rare photos taken in Pittsburgh during the Great Depression.

Discover Pittsburgh’s rich history through photographs. These 10 rare photos from Pittsburgh during the Great Depression are just the start. Click here to check out the rare photos from Pittsburgh during World War II.