Item: March on Harrisburg for unemployment relief photograph, 1933

If you would like to purchase this image, please contact

1 of 2
Bookmark and Share
Record Number: 1559
Folder: FF 4842
Reproduction restrictions: Unknown
Address: North 3rd Street
Harrisburg , PA 17120, USA
Date of Original: 1933
Original Format: Photographs
Image description: In the early 1930s, the state of Pennsylvania saw suffering from high rates of unemployment sparking masses across the state protest, march, and picket the government in hopes of legislature being passed to provide aid.
(1) Photograph depicts protesters in front of the state Capital Building holding up signs calling for relief, jobs, and the repeal of state laws regarding eviction.
(2) Photograph depicts men squeezed together laying in rows across a large room.