rest of the world suffered during the Great Depression of the 1930s,
called "the most disasterous decade of the twentieth century", the community
of Wells, British Columbia was a boomtown of jobs, opportunities, and
money to be made. Men and women of different cultural backgrounds were
drawn to the Cariboo district at the beginning of another world-famous
gold rush, in the hopes avoiding the devastating effects of unemployment.
Thriving Wells in the Thirties,
however came with World War II designating Wells and it's one resource,
mining, a non-war industry creating an economic slump
for the town. The effects and aftermath of these
helped shape Wells past and present...
Winter in bustling Wells,
at -40 Fareinheit with smoking wood chimneys, wp611
the arrows and learn more on the effects of the Great Depression and
World War II on Wells...
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