Footnote.com releases Great Depression Collection
History website for original content Footnote.com has launched its Great Depression Collection, giving unique insights into life’s struggles and the financial challenges Americans faced during the 1930s.
The Great Depression Collection includes millions of digitized and indexed documents including historical newspapers. Visitors to Footnote.com can view original pages featuring articles and advertisements that reveal fascinating details about what was happening in Washington, D.C., as well as in mainstream America. Visitors can also read articles about Rooseveltâ€™s New Deal or see how much groceries cost during the time of the Depression.
As part of this collection, Footnote.com is introducing the first ever Interactive 1930 US Census. Footnote.com has combined innovative technology with the 1930 Census to create an interactive experience allowing members to contribute their own family photos, documents and stories by attaching them to the names on the census.