The 1930s

The decade of the worldwide Great Depression
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The 1930's were a decade of severe stress: the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, the rise of Nazism. But it was also the end of Prohibition, the beginning of the change of land management (poor farm practices created the Dust Bowl), and the New Deal. It was a tough time through which to live but it was also the beginning of changes that lead to prosperity.
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A photo of Carol and brother Murray Altmann riding their bikes in Manhattan NYC late 1930's. This is my mother (Carol Altmann Pinsky) on her bike with her brother, enjoying the streets of NYC. Somehow this picture was used for an ad that was one of those small inserts inside the subway trains at the time. My mother left NY in 1945 and went to St Paul, MN to make a life. She chose there because her sister Ruth Altmann had moved there. She lived there until 1970, when she moved to Los Angeles. She was a photographer, painter, poet, and writer. She was strong, fierce and a liberated woman from the moment she was born. Just like her own mother, Francis Saltzberg Altmann.
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Unknown - Unknown
Added Sep 21, 2015 by: Susan Pinsky
Susan Pinsky
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A photo of Marjorie Jean Sibbitt aka Jean or Jeanne
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Unknown - Unknown
A photo of Alvah Wilbur Nason (1933 -2008)
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Jan 7, 1933 - Oct 2, 2008
Added Jul 1, 2015 by: Amy Rego
Amy Rego
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Added May 24, 2015 by: N Hertel
N Hertel
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A photo of Augustus Callaghan
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1890 - Unknown
Added May 10, 2015 by: Robin Knight
Robin Knight
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A photo of Lockport, NY Locks and vintage vehicle: Written on the back of this photo say "FREDDY AND HIS NEW CAR 1933" John J. Rynkiewicz (JJRynk@hotmail.com)
Added Feb 11, 2015 by: John J. Rynkiewicz
John J. Rynkiewicz
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A photo of Vince Klem taken in Baltimore, MD in October 1938
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Sep 14, 1911 - Oct 15, 1994
Added Jan 16, 2015 by: Trixie Ryzlewicz
Trixie Ryzlewicz
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A photo of Vivian Blied
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Oct 18, 1920 - December 1982
A photo of Myrtis Virginia M. (Estep-Crinley) Breuning, taken in 1939.
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Nov 8, 1905 - Jun 24, 1996
Added Sep 20, 2014 by: David Sox
David Sox
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Photo taken in 1935 when Anna had 3 years old.
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1932 - Sep 29, 1941
This is a photo of Robert Lee Sharp added by Lynne Norris on September 23, 2020.
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Jul 16, 1930 - Mar 8, 2014
Added Sep 23 by: Lynne Norris
Lynne Norris
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The gentleman here looks very much like Will Rogers to me. This is a found photo and I have no information about it.
Man finds a statue in the park that he could use for an unusual photo. Unknown man. Guess the 30's.
His father Frank, His mother Rachel top row Ora Mae his sister, Roland his brother second row Him Roy and his identical twin Raleigh Fraternal twins Winford and Winnifred in bottom row.
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May 23, 1926 - May 17, 2003
Added Sep 19 by: Shirl Minix
Shirl Minix
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A little girl full of promise fulfilled. Ruth Bader Ginsburg at age 2 in 1935.
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Mar 15, 1933 - Sep 18, 2020
Added Sep 19 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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Louis Trescony, King City High School Class of 1938
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Jan 27, 1921 - Nov 27, 2001
Back Row.. Gilbert, Pearl, Stan, Carmen, Lindsay Front Myrtle and Stan ( Husband )
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Unknown - Unknown
Added Sep 14 by: Stephen Darlow
Stephen Darlow
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This is a photo of William Anthony Cathcart Cooper added by Kerry Miles on September 14, 2020.
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January 1910 - Unknown
Added Sep 14 by: Kerry Miles
Kerry Miles
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Approximately 18 yr old. At home
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Jul 14, 1917 - Mar 20, 1994
Added Sep 9 by: Lisa Young
Lisa Young
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This is a photo of Clara M (Houser) Walicki added by Angie Geneloni on September 8, 2020.
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Oct 25, 1917 - Dec 16, 2012
Franklin High School senior yearbook photo of Gene Roddenberry
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Aug 19, 1921 - Oct 24, 1991
1939 Peabody High School yearbook photo of Bernard Nangle. His favorite quote was "Leaders are born, not made" and it says that he was a member of the Glee Club and Golf team. The yearbook describes him as: "Bernie" is that quiet type of person who realizes that life is worthwhile if we make it so. He is an exceptionally good golfer, and his willingness to be friendly are bound to "put him over."
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Mar 5, 1920 - Mar 2, 1997
This is a photo of Cora S Caluda added by Carolyn Clausing on August 28, 2020.
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Feb 27, 1921 - Dec 12, 2001
Joe and Sylvia Trepina wedding photo.
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Jul 30, 1909 - Aug 12, 1979
Elsworth Taylor Harris and Mary P with their five daughters. Back row: Neva B., Mary Ellen (AKA Sue), Elsie, and Irene. In front: Mida Faith, Rev. ET and Mary
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Jan 15, 1896 - Feb 15, 1975
Added Aug 25 by: Sharon Greuel
Sharon Greuel
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Henry was in the 135th Herts yeomanry RA and was with colonel Toosey’s men on Bridge over the river Kwai, He died 6th August 1945 and is buried in Kanchanburi Thailand.
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c. 1913 - Aug 6, 1945
This is a photo of Joyce Ellen Morgan added by Patricia Walling on August 18, 2020.
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Jul 7, 1935 - Unknown
This is a photo of Charles William Witchey and Mary Elizabeth (White) Huston added by Ariana Paul on August 13, 2020.
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Jun 24, 1902 - Dec 19, 1997
John Roland Calhoun & wife Dorothy.
Added Aug 12 by: Evelyn Corder
Evelyn Corder
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Fotaq Gjoni’s (Frank Jones’) U.S. Passport photo.
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Apr 3, 1894 - 1944
Added Aug 3 by: Jane G
Jane G
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At Dunie's Delicatessen, St. Louis: Unkown, Sam Fleischmann, Albert Fleischman, Ben Fleischmann
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Unknown - Unknown
Robert Bocan "Uncle Bob" with Joe Trepina and Joan Trepina (child) c. 1937 Los Angeles
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Nov 7, 1885 - May 1, 1968
Added Jul 26 by: Robert Boyd
Robert Boyd
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Anton Rybica (tallest in back), Joe Trepina next to Anton on right and Bessie Rybica in front center. Sylvia Trepina far left and Joan Trepina (child). c.1939
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Jan 8, 1881 - Nov 17, 1944
Added Jul 24 by: Robert Boyd
Robert Boyd
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Anton & Bessie Rybica ( sitting) with Joan Trepina (child). Unknown couple in back. c. 1936
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Jan 8, 1881 - Nov 17, 1944
Added Jul 24 by: Robert Boyd
Robert Boyd
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George Rybica and Joe Trepina 1933.
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Jul 30, 1909 - Aug 12, 1979
Added Jul 24 by: Robert Boyd
Robert Boyd
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John Tulipan, Civilian Conservation Corps
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Jan 16, 1917 - Nov 1, 1980
Added Jul 22 by: Irene Wolf
Irene Wolf
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This is a photo of Gwendolyn Walser added by Brigette Meeker on July 15, 2020.
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Dec 8, 1927 - Aug 4, 1997
Added Jul 15 by: Brigette Meeker
Brigette Meeker
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As a boy in high school!
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Feb 5, 1928 - Jul 17, 1993
Added Jul 10 by: Debbie Polin
Debbie Polin
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Marvin with his mother in her back garden.
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May 9, 1907 - Mar 25, 1980
Added Jul 9 by: Grace Brewer
Grace Brewer
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This is a photo of Joe M Cox added by Crystal N Frary on July 9, 2020.
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May 10, 1928 - Mar 3, 2008
Added Jul 9 by: Crystal N Frary
Crystal N Frary
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This is a photo of Murray Hutchinson added by Charles Fyler on July 3, 2020.
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Nov 3, 1913 - March 1979
Added Jul 3 by: Charles Fyler
Charles Fyler
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This is a photo of Doris Ann (Phillips) Trexler added by Melissa Trexler Kirchner on July 1, 2020.
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c. 1929 - c. Nov 30, 2018
Leslie and his son Peter Garratt c 1931
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Jul 17, 1905 - Dec 12, 1944
Added Jun 30 by: Steve Garratt
Steve Garratt
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Baby Montgomery...put up for adoption at birth January 19, 1920, Akron Ohio. Looking for his birth parents, my great grandparents (extended family). This is my grandfather, University of Florida 1939
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c. Jan 19, 1920 - 1977
Added Jun 22 by: Tammy Huguelet
Tammy Huguelet
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This is a photo of Mack Stawnychka on the far right with his big farm dog. Margaret standing in the background with a puppy. Little Rose in the front. The man in the middle seems to have a rooster. Photo taken along the Assiniboine River in Saskatchewan in 1930 added by Jeffery Hill on June 22, 2020.
People in this photo:
1919 - Dec 20, 1944
Added Jun 22 by: Jeffery Hill
Jeffery Hill
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This is a photo of on the left Alyce M (Patenaude) Chase on the right her twin sister Bertha M. (Patenaude) Meade added by Brigette Meeker on June 18, 2020.
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May 28, 1912 - Apr 3, 2002
Added Jun 18 by: Brigette Meeker
Brigette Meeker
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This is a photo of J. Arthur Patenaude, Mildred M Roberts Patenaude, Virginia L Patnaude Jensen, Children Theresa Patenaude Smith , Robert A Patenaude, and Mary Patnaude Urban (Virginia's confirmation May 1936), added by Brigette Meeker on June 18, 2020.
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Apr 5, 1898 - Oct 10, 1964
Added Jun 18 by: Brigette Meeker
Brigette Meeker
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Younger David Sadler
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Sep 29, 1901 - May 26, 1990
Added Jun 12 by: Lisa Simonok
Lisa Simonok
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This is a photo of Lillie Lenora Walser Carlton children of Feb15 1930 Charlene age 7Joyce age 5 Jack Wood Age 1, unknown child? added by Brigette Meeker on June 3, 2020.
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May 16, 1903 - Apr 13, 1972
Added Jun 3 by: Brigette Meeker
Brigette Meeker
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