Parisians Live in Shantytowns Ca. 1933

Parisians Live in Shantytowns Ca. 1933

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As a result of World War I, the French economy took a serious downturn, which was worsened by the stock market crash of 1929. In Paris, the homeless set up shantytowns, building shacks out of whatever material they could salvage. Residents disparagingly referred to the shantytowns as "Morocco". Eventually, though, they were required to leave, in order to make room for a university expansion project.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1933]
Copyright Date: ©1933
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 42 sec.)) : sound
Additional Contributors: WPA Film Library
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