21 Rare Photos Taken In Ohio During The Great Depression
By April Dray|Published December 16, 2015
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
After the stock market crashed in October of 1929, the United States faced its most economically difficult years. The state of Ohio was especially hurt. By 1932, Ohio’s unemployment rate reached 37.3 percent. The following collection of photos showcase the life and landscape of Ohio during the Great Depression— and serve to remind us of all that we have to be thankful for today.
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