hooverville, great depression, shanty town

The Central Park Hooverville started small, but quickly would grow through 1933 and 1934

 

hooverville, great depression, shanty town

This Sept 22, 1932 photo shows the first headquarters of the Central Park Hooverville.  This building was known as "The Mansion". 

hooverville, great depression, shanty town

July 16, 1934.  Here is a view inside the robust, dense Hooverville in downtown Seattle.