Vintage Photographs Of People Posing With Job Hunting Signs On The Streets During The Great Depression

Vintage Photographs Of People Posing With Job Hunting Signs On The Streets During The Great Depression

Following the Crash of 1929, which occurred on October 29, 1929, people quickly found that the jobs they thought were secure, were not only not secure, they were gone. That day became known as Black Tuesday. It was the day the stock market took a huge hit, as investors traded some 16 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange in a single day. Billions of dollars were lost, wiping out thousands of investors. The Great Depression followed the crash of 1929… banks failed, businesses closed, city streets were desolate, families lost their homes, and unemployment in rose to nearly 25%. Continue reading »

Bar Owner Removes $3,714 Worth Of Bills Stapled To The Walls To Pay Unemployed Staff

Bar Owner Removes ,714 Worth Of Bills Stapled To The Walls To Pay Unemployed Staff

Probably most of us know at least one bar that has gone quite overboard with its unique decorations. Antique furniture, really weird vintage animal posters, family pictures all over the walls, coins glued to the bar⁠—you name it. Well, it turns out some of them might actually be useful in these grim times during the coronavirus pandemic. Especially the latter. Continue reading »