US Census covering Great Depression to be released
Unemployed people plea for aid in Seattle, circa 1930s. (AP Photo)
March 19, 2012 6:48:05 AM PDT
by CRISTIAN SALAZAR Associated Press
NEW YORK - March 19, 2012 --
It was a decade when tens of millions of people in the U.S. experienced mass unemployment and social upheaval as the nation clawed its way out of the Great Depression and rumblings of global war were heard from abroad.