By Deion T.
People’s lives were at stake because they were struggling to get food, books, and clothes for school. “Schools began to serve multiple purposes, and children would often receive much needed food at the school” (Photograph A2). “If you have an soiled clothes that you don’t want to wear I would be very glad to get them (Letter from a 13 year old girl from Arkansas). In the picture the kids’ appearance was bad in ways such as no shoes, dirty clothes and body, and sitting in the back of a truck. The government needs to intervene because they need to help their people survive the great depression.