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The coalition for the homeless provides up-to-date information homelessness in new york city has reached the highest levels since the great depression of the 1930s. The 1930s are remembered as hard times for many american families with the coming of world war ii, the government began hiring many men to serve in the army factories began receiving orders for military supplies but the memories of the depression did not go away many americans worried that when the war ended, hard times would come. The great depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place during the 1930s the timing of the great depression varied across nations in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until 1941 it was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. As the great depression ended the prosperity of the 1920s, the pacific northwest suffered economic catastrophe like the rest of the country businesses and banks failed and by 1933 only about half as many people were working as had been in 1926.
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