GREAT DEPRESSION. Entering the term "Great Depression" in the entry finder of this encyclopedia introduces the reader to the vast impact this period of American history had on Dubuque. (The term will turn up "in red type" over and over again in the finder.)
Photographic evidence of the impact this period had on Dubuque was collected by John VACHON. Several of his photographs, stored in the Library of Congress, follow:
The following three interviews compiled by the WPA are also available. These tell the personal views of those who lived during this time.