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Bread and Soup Lines During the Great Depression

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Bread and Soup Lines During the Great Depression
During the great depression, many people couldn't afford to feed their families.

So private charities and churches would get volunteers to make food and give it to the poor to eat. Soon, the federal government took over the lines in the 1930's.
How the Lines Started
One of the early bread lines was started by Capuchin Service Center in Detroit, Michigan on November 2, 1929. It served 1,500-3000 people a day.
Another of the early food lines was started by Al Capone to help clean up his image.
Why soup?
Soup was used because it was easy to make, affordable, and if they needed to serve more people then they could just add water. It was also easy to serve because it only need a bowl/cup .
Sometimes people would donate cakes and casseroles to the soup/ breadlines.
Influences it has today
Today bread/ soup lines still exist.

Bread/ soup lines have influenced food stamps and food assistance.

As of June 2013 around 48 million people relied on food stamps/ food assistance.
By: Brittany, Lexie, Alexis, and Morgan
At some churches, those in need of food were forced to listen to a sermon before they were fed.
Those who could afford to, were encouraged to start gardens to donate fresh fruits and vegetables.
Who started them?
Religion
There was at least one soup line in each city and town.
Bibliography
www.trivisonno.com/food-stamps-charts
http://www.biography.com/people/al-capone-9237536
http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1660.html
http://wikihistoria.wikispaces.com/Soup+Kitchens
http://www.recipelink.com/msgbrd/board_1/2004/SEP/5291.html
http://www.bearishnews.com/post/2580
http://securecloudreview.com/2011/06/brother-can-you-spare-a-dime-life-below-the-security-poverty-line/
http://www.history.com/photos/soup-kitchens-and-bread-lines/photo3
http://www.foodsubs.com/Bread.html
http://cilantropist.blogspot.com/2010/12/turkey-noodle-soup.html
Why is this topic important to the great depression?
This topic is important to the great depression because people depended on the lines for food to feed their families.
http://www.trinity.edu/mkearl/socpsy01/music/great%20depression.htm
http://www.enotes.com/topics/soup-kitchens
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