'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983. FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.'

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983. FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.'

Great Depression: White migrant mother with Children. Weslaco Texas. Photo by Russell Lee. Courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection LC-USF34- 032086-D

Great Depression: White migrant mother with Children. Weslaco Texas. Photo by Russell Lee. Courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection LC-USF34- 032086-D

Photographs taken by the FSA at the time of the Great Depression. (New York Library)The national unemployment number was 24.9 per cent, and 15million workers had no jobs. In 2012 latest figures from the U.S. Department of Labor show that 8.2 per cent of Americans are unemployed.  It is an interesting debate as to the purpose that the photos served at the time and the purpose they serve now in being released at a time when across the globe many countries teeter on the brink of economic…

And you thought it was bad now... Never-before-seen pictures capture everyday life of destitute Americans during the Great Depression

Photographs taken by the FSA at the time of the Great Depression. (New York Library)The national unemployment number was 24.9 per cent, and 15million workers had no jobs. In 2012 latest figures from the U.S. Department of Labor show that 8.2 per cent of Americans are unemployed. It is an interesting debate as to the purpose that the photos served at the time and the purpose they serve now in being released at a time when across the globe many countries teeter on the brink of economic…

| Great Depression Iowa Farm Family 1936 Photograph -

Great Depression Iowa Farm Family 1936

A mother and children rest as they and over 40 men, women and children camp out at City Hall in St. Louis, Mo., April 29, 1936. When a St. Louis alderman took no action to increase relief appropriations, protesters descended upon City Hall and threatened to stay “‘til hell freezes over or we get relief.” They started their second day in the building today.

34 Eye Opening Photos Of The Great Depression

A mother and children rest as they and over 40 men, women and children camp out at City Hall in St. Louis, Mo., April 29, 1936. When a St. Louis alderman took no action to increase relief appropriations, protesters descended upon City Hall and threatened to stay “‘til hell freezes over or we get relief.” They started their second day in the building today.

poormans meal, peppers and eggs, dandelion salad - cooking during the great depression

poormans meal, peppers and eggs, dandelion salad - cooking during the great depression

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression

It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression

the great depression | Many children were deserted and left homeless during the Depression

the great depression | Many children were deserted and left homeless during the Depression

Alice (far left) worked in a factory at age seven to help support her family of nine Not that long ago. .

Alice (far left) worked in a factory at age seven to help support her family of nine Not that long ago. .

The true cost of Obamacare is still unknown. Michelle Malkin calls it the Obamacare Hydra - a virtually limitless number of Federal agencies with unaccountability may be one reason why the CBO announced the other day that there will be NO savings in the first 10 years. The second 10 years can't be far behind.

The true cost of Obamacare is still unknown. Michelle Malkin calls it the Obamacare Hydra - a virtually limitless number of Federal agencies with unaccountability may be one reason why the CBO announced the other day that there will be NO savings in the first 10 years. The second 10 years can't be far behind.

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