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

Mar 5, 2010 ... These camps came to be called Hoovervilles, after the president. ... to shield the homeless from the cold were called “Hoover blankets,” while empty ... inside out– demonstrating no coins in one's pockets–were “Hoover flags.

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

A "Hooverville" was a shanty town built during the Great Depression by the homeless in the ... Democrats coined many terms based on opinions of Herbert Hoover such as "Hoover blanket" (old newspaper used as blanketing). A "Hoover flag" ...

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

The shanty towns were named "Hoovervilles" after President Herbert Hoover ... the Hoover blanket (a newspaper used for a blanket) and Hoover flags (when a ...

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

Jul 19, 2017 ... There were "Hoover hogs" (armadillos fit for eating), "Hoover flags" (empty pockets turned inside out), "Hoover blankets" (newspapers barely ...

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

Hooverville: A crudely built camp put up usually on the edge of a town to ... terms blaming Hoover were also coined including a “Hoover blanket,” which was old ...

https://www.reference.com/history/hoover-flag-846349abdf0ab99e

Empty pockets were called "Hoover flags," while newspapers that many homeless used for warmth were called "Hoover blankets." Hoover lost in the subsequent ...

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-history/rise-to-world-power/great-depression/a/the-great-depression

Shantytowns of makeshift hovels—disparagingly labeled “Hoovervilles” in disgust ... Trouser pockets pulled out to signal the lack of money within them were “Hoover flags.” Newspapers used for warmth by the homeless were “Hoover blankets.

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ap-us-history/period-7/apush-great-depression/a/the-great-depression?modal=1

Shantytowns of makeshift hovels—disparagingly labeled “Hoovervilles” in disgust ... Trouser pockets pulled out to signal the lack of money within them were “Hoover flags.” Newspapers used for warmth by the homeless were “Hoover blankets.

http://hoovervillehistory.tripod.com/

A Hooverville was the popular name for a shanty town, examples of which were ... Several other terms came into use during this era, such as "Hoover blanket" ...