These 11 Photos Taken During The Great Depression Prove Pennsylvanians Are Undeniably Tough

Pennsylvanians are undeniably tough – and they always have been. We really can’t argue with that sentiment, can we? Even though we may face once-in-a-generation challenges, we can look back to those Pennsylvanians who came before us, struggled, and overcame adversity.

These 11 photos from the Great Depression show Pennsylvanians’ great spirit in the face of adversity. Beginning with the stock market crash in 1929, the Great Depression lingered until the late 1930s.

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What do you think of these photos of the Great Depression in Pennsylvania? Do you agree that Pennsylvanians are undeniably tough? Join the conversation in the comments! For more proof that Pennsylvanians are undeniably tough, check out these 15 Rare Coal Mining Photos in Pennsylvania.

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