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 ...

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

A "Hooverville" was a shanty town built during the Great Depression by the homeless in the ... The homeless clustered in shanty towns close to free soup kitchens. ... A "Hoover flag" was an empty pocket turned inside out and "Hoover leather" ...

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

Apr 11, 2016 ... The homeless clustered in shanty towns close to free soup kitchens. A “ Hooverville” was a shanty town built by homeless people during the Great Depression. ... Democrats coined other terms, such as “Hoover blanket” (old ...

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

These shanty towns often sprung up near soup kitchens or cities where people ... The shanty towns were named "Hoovervilles" after President Herbert Hoover ... after President Hoover including the Hoover blanket (a newspaper used for a ...

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

Hooverville: A crudely built camp put up usually on the edge of a town to ... “ Hoovervilles,” were often concentrated in cities close to soup kitchens run by charities. ... terms blaming Hoover were also coined including a “Hoover blanket,” which ...

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

A Hoover flag referred to an empty pocket being turned inside out so that it was visible. It represented the desperate economic conditions that were prevalent ...

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/hoovervilles-cropped-nyc-great-depression-article-1.2900836

Aug 14, 2017 ... Herbert Hoover had become known worldwide as a great ... When he slept on a park bench, the old newspaper he covered himself with was a Hoover Blanket. ... There they got dinner beef stew most nights, franks and beans ...

https://www.revolvy.com/page/Hooverville

The homeless clustered in shanty towns close to free soup kitchens. ... A "Hoover flag" was an empty pocket turned inside out and "Hoover leather" was ...

https://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1642.html

The role of Hoovervilles in the history of the United States of America.

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" ...