Great Depression

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Great Depression

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Includes black and white photographs of a crowd with placards next to New York State Canal Terminal in March 1933 as well as the numerous seafarers SCI accommodated during the Great Depression. Also represented is an image of homeless mariners sleeping outside SCI.

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