During the Great Depression people built shacks (shanties) in Central Park. This community became known as Hooverville, a reference to President Herbert Hoover. Many, many residents were WWI vets and their families. Central Park, New York City, 1930
Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.
A photographic portrait of Charlie Chaplin as a young man, Hollywood, taken around 1916 by an unknown photographer. Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin was an English comic actor and film producer and director of the silent film era.