Monthly Archives: June 2018

A Look Back at Tin City, Red Hook’s Homeless Settlement During the Great Depression

By Suzanne Spellen (aka Montrose Morris) The Great Depression was one of the 20th century’s most defining periods. We tend to think it started with the international stock market crash on October 29, 1929, but the industrialized world’s economies were headed for trouble several years before that. By the early 1930s, the effects were …

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