As a reminder of the troubles the U.S. faced during the 1930s as a result of the Great Depression, we've put together this collection of vintage photographs from that time period. These photos show the faces, families, living conditions, and recovery efforts. We have some well-known photos as well as some unique ones that you may not have seen.
Photo shows view of migrant workers working on an old car at a migrant camp in Nipomo, California. Thousands of workers headed to California in search of work during the 1930s. The particular gentlemen had earned $7 over 6 weeks. Photo dates to 1935 during the Great Depression era. Learn More
Photo shows view of a couple of travelers heading to California in search of work. Iconic photo taken during this era, shows a billboard for railroad travel. Photo dates to 1937 during the Great Depression era. Learn More
<p>Photograph shows a young girl next to her tent at a Migrant worker camp, in California. Photo dates to around 1935 during the Great Depression era. This is part of the photo collection of Dorothea Lange, freelance government photographer. </p> Learn More
Retro Snapshots offers thousands of old photos, posters and panoramics. Our vintage photos have been digitally restored by professional artists, who painstakingly remove scratches, tears and improve contrast and coloration of all of our vintage photos.
Our giclee prints are printed on professional grade paper with archival qualities meaning your prints will last over 200 years when properly framed.