People in chow line and queues for food, relief supplies, and unemployment benefits in Queens New York during Great Depression
Queens New York City USA Date:1932, December 29 Duration:2 min 50 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Children and families face winter suffering in Queens, New York, during the Great Depression. Clothes hung outside houses on laundry lines in tenement areas. An official writes on a map. People, mostly men, in a free food line or soup kitchen line Close up view of legs and shoes of unemployed and hungry men shuffling forward in line. Officers check men. Men collect food. A man collects food items from garbage on ground. A group of man scavenge for food in a garbage or refuse dump area. Furniture and belongings of people being hauled to street during evictions. Food bundles given to men. A man brings food bundle inside house and presents it to his eager and smiling children seated at table. Children open the package. Long lines of people enter a municipal building and sign relief or unemployment documents. A woman stands with her sad children. A girl at doorway of a house. A young boy cries. A woman with her two sad children in a house. The woman cries.
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