18 Rare Photos Taken In Indiana During The Great Depression
The Hoosier state has definitely endured our fair share of rough times. One of the many rough times being the Great Depression which took place from 1929 to 1939. The Great Depression was the deepest and most devastating economic downturn in our history. Fortunately, the quality of life has improved in the state of Indiana since that time.
Have you ever wondered what life looked like in Indiana during the Great Depression? Here are some rare photos taken in Indiana during that time.
1. This housed a family of ten in Brown County in 1935.
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Today, October 7th, is, or would have been, the 166th birthday of the Hoosier Poet, James Whitcomb Riley.
James Whitcomb Riley (October 7, 1849 – July 22, 1916) was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the “Hoosier Poet” and “Children’s Poet” for his dialect works and his children’s poetry respectively. His poems tended to be humorous or sentimental, and of the approximately one thousand poems that Riley authored, the majority are in dialect. His famous works include “Little Orphant Annie” and “The Raggedy Man“.