https://www.history.com/topics/great-depression/hoovervilles

Mar 5, 2010 ... St. Louis' Hooverville, built in 1930, had its own unofficial mayor, ... to shield the homeless from the cold were called “Hoover blankets,” while ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooverville

A "Hooverville" was a shanty town built during the Great Depression by the homeless in the ... There were hundreds of Hoovervilles across the country during the 1930s and hundreds of ... Democrats coined many terms based on opinions of Herbert Hoover such as "Hoover blanket" (old newspaper used as blanketing).

https://www.thefreedictionary.com/Hoover+blanket

Hoover blanket synonyms, Hoover blanket pronunciation, Hoover blanket ... town to house the dispossessed and destitute during the depression of the 1930s. n.

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA04/hess/Slang/depression.html

Coolidge Prosperity turned into the Hoover Depression. ... many United States cities during the 1930s and were named after President Herbert Hoover who they  ...

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Hoover%20Blanket

(noun) An old newspaper used by bums as a cover while sleeping. Popular during the depression in 1930's USA. In reference to President Herbert Hoover.

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/04/11/life-in-hooverville-photos-of-inside-the-shanty-towns-of-the-great-depression/

Apr 11, 2016 ... A “Hooverville” was a shanty town built by homeless people during the Great ... Democrats coined other terms, such as “Hoover blanket” (old ...

https://www.ducksters.com/history/us_1900s/hoovervilles.php

The shanty towns were named "Hoovervilles" after President Herbert Hoover ... after President Hoover including the Hoover blanket (a newspaper used for a ...

https://internationalman.com/articles/welcome-to-hooverville/

Democrats also came up with other pejoratives, such as “Hoover blankets” for ... Throughout the 1930s, hundreds of Hoovervilles sprang up, housing hundreds ...

https://www.legendsofamerica.com/20th-hoovervilles/

Hooverville: A crudely built camp put up usually on the edge of a town to ... people who had lost their homes during the Depression of the 1930s. ... More derogatory terms blaming Hoover were also coined including a “Hoover blanket,” which ...

http://hoovervillehistory.tripod.com/

A Hooverville was the popular name for a shanty town, examples of which were ... in many United States communities during the Great Depression of the 1930s. ... Several other terms came into use during this era, such as "Hoover blanket" ...