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Canadians were bitter; frustrated; sometimes even violent by 1935; when this picture was taken as protest march of unemployed was leaving Scarborough for Ottawa. Great Depression already was half a decade old. Many factors would keep exactly same conditions from recurring - factors like insurance of bank deposits; programs to care for disadvantaged; unemployed; hard-won knowledge of dangers of cooling off national economies with too much restraint. Open in full size

Canadians were bitter; frustrated; sometimes even violent by 1935; when this picture was taken as protest march of unemployed was leaving Scarborough for Ottawa. Great Depression already was half a decade old. Many factors would keep exactly same conditions from recurring - factors like insurance of bank deposits; programs to care for disadvantaged; unemployed; hard-won knowledge of dangers of cooling off national economies with too much restraint.

Picture, Date Unknown, English

Canadians were bitter; frustrated; sometimes even violent by 1935; when this picture was taken as protest march of unemployed was leaving Scarborough for Ottawa. Great Depression already was half a decade old. Many factors would keep exactly same conditions from recurring - factors like insurance of bank deposits; programs to care for disadvantaged; unemployed; hard-won knowledge of dangers of cooling off national economies with too much restraint.

Picture, Date Unknown, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Unemployment 1930 - 1939

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0018487f