1920’s Photo Journal


As workers were laid off from work the line for charities grew.  The soldiers that served their country in hopes of making it better returned to find that life was considerably harder and more expensive than prior to the war.




Soldiers returned to find that the wartime profiteers that supplied the soldiers with low quality materials made a large profit while the returning soldiers had no employment options available.incoming

Workers and returning soldiers joined unions and went on strikes in order to get a living wage, an example would be the strike in Winnipeg showing a time of great distress for working class Canadians.

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