The Winter Years: The Depression on the Prairies

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On October 24, 1929, The New York Stock Exchange gave one final shudder and collapsed. The world awakened to discover that the Roaring Twenties with their cheerful message of abundance and good times were over. The Great Depression had begun and for the next ten years the entire world would feel its effect. Nowhere was it felt more keenly than in western Canada where men walked streets past closed mills, and farmers gazed endlessly at barren fields. James Gray lived in Winnipeg during those years. He stood in line for ...

The Winter Years: The Depression on the Prairies 2004, Fifth House Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781894856201

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