TIVOLI FREE LIBRARY TO HOST TALK ON DEPRESSION-ERA MIGRANTS

 

The Tivoli Free Library invites you to come learn some fascinating Depression-era history with Jeff Urbin of the FDR Library on January 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. Mr. Urbin will give a talk on the history of migrant workers and the homeless during the Depression era.

“Hoboes and Hoovervilles: Depression Era Migration, Upheaval and the Roosevelt Response” will explore the daily life and struggles of migrant workers and homeless during the Great Depression.  Find out what they ate, how they traveled, how they communicated, and what President F.D. Roosevelt did to help them get back on their feet.

Jeff Urbin is the education specialist at the FDR Library in Hyde Park. This event free and open to all. No registration is necessary.

The Tivoli Free Library is located in the historic Watts dePeyster Hall at 86  Broadway in the Village of Tivoli, NY.

For information on our events, please call 845-757-3771 or visit www.tivolilibrary.org.

HOURS:  Monday through Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday 10am-2pm