The Great Depression Diaries, Part 2

The second installment of The Big Money’s “Depression Diaries,” where they reprint the diary of a lawyer who lived during the Great Depression, is up.

Aug. 5, 1931. I went to the fruit market house this evening. It was almost deserted. The farmers cannot sell their produce because men are not working and it has become fashionable for each family to have its own vegetable garden.

Get your spades out.

Depression Diary, Part 2 [The Big Money]
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