Depression Days

Depression Days
Clip: 499761_1_1
Year Shot: 1930 (Estimated Year)
Audio: No
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1480
Original Film: HFR-SFL-35-006
Location: United States
Timecode: 01:29:36 - 01:30:33

Master 1480 - Tape 1 MS white men and women hoisting & swinging filled beer steins while singing, celebrating repeal of Prohibition via FDR's Beer Bill. MS four unemployed white men squatting on street, eating hot meal & drinking coffee during Great Depression. TLS/LSs dilapidated wood houses & abandoned mills in rural farming communities and company towns during the Great Depression era, including one shot with a scrawny dog wandering along dirt road, passing by wood shack. TLSs white people standing in line to receive ration of coal; MS men wheeling carts or carrying sacks of coal. MS elderly Jewish man with long white beard pushing cart of coal across street, passing through crowd of pedestrians.