Tom Kromer And The Great Depression

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The Great Depression of 1930 took on many different faces. To many Americans, it proved to be an intense time of uncertainty, which reeked emotional and physical havoc in many lives. The unbearable circumstances these families faced were like none other in our nation’s history. Desperation, fear and, even death, became an ever present trouble in many American lives. Millions of people lost their jobs during these tragic times, and left their homes in pursuit of securing work, but most fell short. As a result, many found themselves homeless and struggling for survival. Tom Kromer, who was twenty-three years old at the time, published a book in 1935 titled “Waiting for Nothing”, wherein he gave descriptive accounts of the cruel conditions
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