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A "Hooverville" was a shanty town built during the Great Depression by the homeless in the ... A "Hoover flag" was an empty pocket turned inside out and " Hoover leather" was cardboard used to line a shoe when the sole wore through.

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

Mar 5, 2010 ... During the Great Depression, which began in 1929 and lasted ... inside out– demonstrating no coins in one's pockets–were “Hoover flags.

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A Hoover flag referred to an empty pocket being turned inside out so that it was visible. It represented ... What Was Hoover's Approach to the Great Depression?

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

Apr 11, 2016 ... Homelessness was present before the Great Depression and a ... used as blanketing) and “Hoover flag” (an empty pocket turned inside out).

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

During the Great Depression, many items were named after President Hoover including the Hoover blanket (a newspaper used for a blanket) and Hoover flags  ...

https://www.thebalance.com/president-hoovers-economic-policies-4583019

Feb 25, 2019 ... Herbert Hoover's economic policies were based on laissez-faire capitalism. He didn't end the Great Depression, but that doesn't mean he ...

https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2004/summer/hoover-2.html

Jul 19, 2017 ... There were "Hoover hogs" (armadillos fit for eating), "Hoover flags" (empty ... In the summer of 1932, in the midst of the Great Depression, World ...

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In addition to financial troubles during the Depression, a drought in the ... such as "Hoover blanket" (old newspaper used as blanketing) and "Hoover flag" (an ...

https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-ushistory2os2xmaster/chapter/president-hoovers-response/

Explain Herbert Hoover's responses to the Great Depression and how they .... A “ Hoover flag” was a pants pocket—empty of all money—turned inside out. By the ...

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

Shanty Towns during the Depression were called Hoovervilles because the ... used for shelter were called “Hoover Pullmans,” and a “Hoover flag” was an empty ...