14 Rare Photos Taken In Cleveland During The Great Depression
When the world is blanketed in a soft sheet of snow and bathed in warm green and red lights, we oftentimes find ourselves reminiscing on what or where we have come from. Like many of us, the City of Cleveland has grown and changed throughout its existence, and it has had high points and low points in its history. The Great Depression, while generally remembered as one of the toughest times in the history of the country, was actually a bit of both; while unemployment rates soared, charitable figures also stepping in to inspire and lead a community ravaged by economic hard times. The fluctuating emotions of the era are best captured in photographs, which will leave you entranced.
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While not as iconic as the photos of Wall Street as the stock market crashed or the families ravaged by the Dust Bowl, Cleveland had its own memorable moments in the Great Depression. What stories have you heard from family members that experienced it?
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is - she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.
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