From an interior point on the Columbia River, Oregon.Pine logs in rafts 800 feet long and 52 feet wide are towed 1000 miles via the Pacific Ocean to San Diego, California where they are transformed into lumber.
A trapper boy working in the Turkey Knob Mine in Macdonald, West Virginia. The boy had to stoop because of the low roof. This photo was taken more than a mile inside the mine. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine
The good old days before Unemployment Insurance, Social Security and Medicare. Laissez Faire capitalism at its finest. August 1936 "Part of an impoverished family of nine on the New Mexico highway- Depression refugees from Iowa" Photo by Dorothea Lange
Robert Leroy Parker - aka Butch Cassidy - was a notorious American train robber, bank robber, and leader of the Wild Bunch Gang in the American Old West. / Born: April 1866 / Died: November 1908 in Bolivia
Vintage Teacher One Room School Log Cabin Bare Foot Students MIchigan 1880
Great Depression Family at Migrant Workers Camp Photo - After the end of WWI, the economic rose and then quickly fell into the crisis. The unemployment was high. Houses and furniture were continually sold for food and other necessities.