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Depression Era Scavenger Hunt

Answer the following questions in an email addressed to rmilstead@tamdistrict.org. Use "Depression Era" in the subject line.

1. What is a Hooverville?

2. What happened on October 29, 1929? What is this day known as?

3. speculation - as relates to the stock market

4. What is "buying on margin "?

5. Describe the iconic Depression Era photograph taken by Dorthea Lange.

6. What organization sponsored Lange's photographic expeditions during the Depression. What is this agency an example of?

7. What John Steinbeck novel chronicled the experiences of migrant farm workers during the 1930s?

8. What controversey led Marian Anderson to perform at the Lincoln Memorial on April 9, 1939?