By August of 1932, the Great Depression had finally caught up with the American automobile industry:
"For the first time in history auto production has fallen off. Last year's output was 700,000 cars [fewer than the number produced just two years earlier.]"
The research has shown that between the Fall of 1929 and 1932 American automobile manufacturing had decreased by 70%.
CLICK HERE to read about African-Americans during the Great Depression.
CLICK HERE to read additional primary source articles about the Great Depression...