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The homeless transient in the Great Depression

New York State, 1929-1941

by Joan M. Crouse

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Transients, Relief of -- New York (State) -- History -- 20th century,
    • Homelessness -- New York (State) -- History -- 20th century,
    • Domicile in public welfare -- New York (State) -- History -- 20th century,
    • Transients, Relief of -- Government policy -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoan M. Crouse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV4506.N7 C76 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 319 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2720982M
      ISBN 10088706311X, 0887063128
      LC Control Number86014451

        Homeless Transient in the Great Depression, The: New York State, Joan M. Crouse Years before the Dust Bowl exodus raised America s conscience to the plight of its migratory citzenry, an estimated one to two million homeless, unemployed Americans were traversing the country, searching for permanent community. The image of homelessness has changed since the Great Depression, when many homeless people were elderly and white. Today a growing number of women and families, including young children, are homeless because of insufficient housing and resources (Bassuk & Rosenberg, ).

        In January of , there w family households with children experiencing homelessness; The number of unaccompanied homeless youth and children in is estimated to be 36, When we think of homelessness, we often think of individuals living on the streets. However, the experience of homelessness is in fact much broader. Sacred shelter: Thirteen journeys of homelessness and healing / Published: () The homeless transient in the Great Depression: New York State, / by: Crouse, Joan M., .

      From the end of the Great Depression until , the federal government was the primary source of direct subsidies for the construction and maintenance of low-income housing. Since , federal support for subsidized housing has been reduced by 60 percent, and most of the remaining funds reflect subsidy commitments undertaken before   Great Depression Foods – Prune Pudding This recipe may sound quite logical, as prunes were widely available. In fact, they are easy to store and were more affordable than other fruits. Further, they have all the nutrients for being a Great Depression diet, ranging from fiber and 1/3 rd of daily needs of Vitamin K.


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The Great Depression was the most severe and enduring economic collapse of the 20th century, and included abrupt declines in the supply and demand of. What it was like to be homeless during the Great Depression.

a person without shelter was a hobo or transient and the term was usually applied to men. The year wasat the start of. A "Hooverville" was a shanty town built during the Great Depression by the homeless in the United were named after Herbert Hoover, who was President of the United States during the onset of the Depression and was widely blamed for it.

The term was coined by Charles Michelson, publicity chief of the Democratic National Committee. There were hundreds of Hoovervilles across the. Historians have clearly documented homelessness during the Great Depression.

This event sparked the first large-scale federal response to homelessness: the Federal Transient Service (FTS). At its peak inthe FTS was serving overpeople annually through shelters, job training, meals, medical and dental care, and arts programs.

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In the end, though, it would encourage assistance. Just a month after the movie version was released ina Congressional House committee began hearings on interstate migration of the destitute.

The Great Depression had many impacts on thousands of human's lives. Homelessness was one, and the most common known impact. The lost of jobs, and the inability to pay rents were some of the reasons to why many people became homeless. The more people that were homeless, they more competitive the job market became.

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The Dust Bowl intensified the wrath of the Great Depression. InPresident Franklin D. Roosevelt offered help by creating the Drought Relief Service, which offered relief checks, the buying of livestock, and food handouts; however, that didn’t help the land.

Homelessness is defined as living in housing that is below the minimum standard or lacks secure tenure. People can be categorized as homeless if they are: living on the streets (primary homelessness); moving between temporary shelters, including houses of friends, family and emergency accommodation (secondary homelessness); living in private boarding houses without a private bathroom or.

When the Great Depression drove millions of Americans out of their homes, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his allies in Congress got the housing market back on its feet and then instituted. During the Revolutionary War homeless individuals were referred to the “itinerate poor,” a result of a society in need of transient agricultural workers, while around the Great Depression words like “tramp” or “bum” came into use.

Prior to the s homelessness rose and fell with the economic state of the country. The Homeless Transient in the Great Depression: New York State, by Joan M. Crouse. State University of New York Press, Hardcover.

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economy. A third of all banks failed.   Unemployment rose to 25%, and homelessness increased.   Housing prices plummeted 67%, international trade collapsed by 65%, and deflation soared above 10%.

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