A "Hooverville" in the Strip District, Pittsburgh, PA, circa 1932.
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Image shows a run down section of town with four men standing in front of shacks.

Credit: James R. Cox Collection, 1923-1950, Father Cox, Archives Service Center, at the University of Pittsburgh.

In Pittsburgh, unemployed and homeless men lived in these shacks near Penn Avenue. A sign on the shack in the center advertises the sale of "washing fluid," and notes that the "Profits Go To Father Cox."

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