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Dust bowl life. Interesting fact: when the flour companies learned that the poor in the dust bowl were sewing flour bags together to make dresses and other clothing for the children, they began selling their flour in different decorative bags with flowers and such things printed on them so that the "clothing" made would be a bit more attractive and fun. And the little girls really appreciated that. It's the little things....

Dust bowl life. Interesting fact: when the flour companies learned that the poor in the dust bowl were sewing flour bags together to make dresses and other clothing for the children, they began selling their flour in different decorative bags with flowers and such things printed on them so that the "clothing" made would be a bit more attractive and fun. And the little girls really appreciated that. It's the little things....

1936 mother and children in rags during Great Depression.  Makes you stop and think...

1936 mother and children in rags during Great Depression. Makes you stop and think...

...wow

...wow

White Slaves Mass Campaign: Eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions were deliberately included to evoke sympathy from white northerners.

White Slaves Mass Campaign: Eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions were deliberately included to evoke sympathy from white northerners.

5 Ways Teachers Can Use Instagram in the Classroom

5 Ways Teachers Can Use Instagram in the Classroom

The Time-Tested Dos and Don’ts of Using Classroom Technology

The Time-Tested Dos and Don’ts of Using Classroom Technology

10 Tech Tools 4 US History Teachers

10 Tech Tools 4 US History Teachers

A Canadian soldier kisses his daughter before he goes off to war, WWI

A Canadian soldier kisses his daughter before he goes off to war, WWI

This picture links to the Great Potato Famine in Ireland that occurred in the late 1840s.  The poor farmers in Ireland were dependent upon potatoes to survive.  Interestingly, despite the huge number or starving people on the island, huge numbers of crops (such as corn and grain) were exported for profit rather than used at home.  (it was because the big land owners were British-the potatoes one of the few foods that the poor could grow on their own land- )

This picture links to the Great Potato Famine in Ireland that occurred in the late 1840s. The poor farmers in Ireland were dependent upon potatoes to survive. Interestingly, despite the huge number or starving people on the island, huge numbers of crops (such as corn and grain) were exported for profit rather than used at home. (it was because the big land owners were British-the potatoes one of the few foods that the poor could grow on their own land- )

WWII. Waffen SS

WWII. Waffen SS