The code of ‘Hobos and Hoovervilles’

The Pine Plains Free Library hosted a packed house at the Pine Plains Community Center for a Hobos and Hoovervilles lecture on Thursday, Sept. 28. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

PINE PLAINS — Local residents received an education on the daily life and struggles of migrant workers and the homeless during the Great Depression during a lecture on “Hobos and Hoovervilles: Depression Era Migration, Upheaval and the Roosevelt Response” at the Pine Plains Community Center, over the library, on Thursday, Sept. 28.

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