INDUSTRY: Jim Jobless

The third week in November, 1929, he, aged 39 and having a wife and two children, lost his job. He had been earning $37.50 a week as clerk in the accounting department of a manufactory. He had put $1,413 in the savings bank, so he was equipped for a short layoff, and he had bought his last suit (for $32.50, at a sale) just two months before. He went home in November to his by-the-year lease apartment, cheered up his wife, chaffed the children. But he began earnestly to look for another...

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