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Great Depression Picture: A Breadline in New York City

Picture of a line of men standing in line waiting to receive free food distributed by private funds in New York City during the Great Depression.

(Picture from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.)

Depression: Breadlines: long line of people waiting to be fed: New York City: in the absence of substantial government relief programs during 1932, free food was distributed with private funds in some urban centers to large numbers of the unemployed. (Circa February 1932)

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