Waste Not, Want Not: Richmond’s Great Depression, 1929-1941
Oct 16, 2009 - Sep 20, 2010
This exhibition demonstrates life in Richmond during the Great Depression, which lasted from October 1929 until the U.S. entered World War II. In the midst of calamity, Richmond residents joined other Americans in an explosion of political, organizational and cultural creativity. Several important local businesses, organizations and cultural institutions were established during this period.