Experience the 20th century through the eyes and ears of those who lived through it via original documents, literature and multimedia.
Aside from war, the Great Depression was perhaps the darkest chapter in 20th century American history. It profoundly affected our nation and culture in ways not seen since.
Bread lines, soup kitchens, bank runs and more. Life in the city was hard and there was no easy way out.
Although most farm families had access to a steadier supply of food, they suffered from their own set of circumstances.