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How many people went to soup kitchens during the great depression?
Alphabet soup is New Deal programs created to provide relief, reform, and recovery for American citizens.
Charities and public agencies ran the soup lines during the Great Depression.
The radio, which broadcast big band "gigs" and comedy and drama shows, were as cheap as $10 and became depression-era Americans' favorite form of home entertainment. The i…nvention of the 78-rpm record, which only cost 35 cents and the jukebox, which would play songs for a nickel, were popular among the young who attended dances. The big bands provided cheap entertainment. For 50 cents or less, the young jitter buggers could dance for hours at clubs listening to the music of Benny Goodman, Harry James, and other big band leaders. The big band appearances were musically and economically successful. Harry James once drew 8,000 dancers in a single night and 35,000 in a week at the Palladium Ballroom in Hollywood, California. The radio, which broadcast big band "gigs" were as cheap as $10 and became depression-era Americans' favorite form of home entertainment. Spectator sports were also popular for those who could afford to go see a professional game. Libraries provided free books and magazines to read. Many families that could stay together went to parks, rivers, and lakes. One of the most popular ways that Americans found entertainment during the depressions was going to the "movies". Hollywood was its glory during the depression. With movies Americans could virtually escape the problems of the depression.
Parents were sacrificing their food for their children. They also sacrifice their health (parents). Some parents have health problems but they work anyways just to feed their …young. Some also sacrifice their homes and live in Hooverville.
people moved so they would be closer to a breadline or some free source of food because very few people had transportation. They also moved because some of them were not able …to pay for their houses and they didn't have a job.
Sold their possessions to get a little money and moved to other towns or states in desperate search of work. The movie Grapes of Wrath chronicles typical family struggles. The…y did anything they could to make money. Picking fruit and cotton was common. Most didn't even make enough to eat.
The banks shut down and they ran out of work which led to them not having money to put in savings.They also were using in stock markets and the stock market crashed.They were …trying to save their belongings.
They did things lilke listen to the radio, play board games, sports, & more. They tried to find ways to make fun without money.
They hitchedhiked,walked or rode in cars of their time. Those cars were quite uncomfortable!
The Great Depression was an important part of American History. Many people died due to illness, malnutrition, and suicide. It is estimated that about 40,000 people commit…ted suicide during the Great Depression.
In the 10 years of the Great Depression 9,000 banks went under JUST in US.
How many people were homeless during the Great Depression? Between one and two million people.
The "soup kitchens" were set up in the streets to feed the starving population, The most nutritional food that is cheap and easy to produce is soup.
People felt like life was over. Emonism actually started during the great depression. In 1930, people across America and the USA decided life was at a stand still. Women slutt…ed for money, and guys whored for money. They were without jobs, and without jobs you dont have anything.
The people during the great dpression times sleeped along the streets and fed themselves with little amount of food that the government provided.
Yes my great grandfather was so hungry he at mud
probably soup that was easy to make so there would be enough to go around.