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This artwork shows men sitting on a bench doing absolutely nothing. They probably had come pack from war and had been put out of their job, meaning they had no way to feed their family. When the Great Depression Hit they ran out of the last of their savings and were probably without homes and or food.
In his April 28, 1935, fireside chat radio broadcast, President Franklin D. Roosevelt praises the newly adopted Works Relief Program and discusses the new Social Security Act recently introduced in Congress.
This source gets through lots of information in just over 14 minutes. John Green does a fantastic job of Presenting lots of information in a fast interesting way.
This gives us a look into how the stock market crash had effected everyone, and still affects some today. These kids were sold from their family maybe for them to have a better life or just the selfishness of their parents. Either way this photo dramatically changed their life.
We need to look back and see how much worse things could be right now, rather than taking for granted our luck of having a better life than those in our past. By next year, a prime economic measure will have recovered less since the financial crisis began than it did in the years after the Great Depression.
This source gives lots of information on the Great Depression, and talking about how the government has tried to fix its effects. Where the 1929 reporting was positive, the 2008 TV coverage was negative. It speaks upon the chaos of the decline of the stock market and how it was effecting everything else. It asks us if it was the banks failure or the economy's failure.