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  Unemployment Rate Peaks During Great Depression
Category:  Economy/Employment
Brief Description:  The national unemployment rate peaked at 24.9% in 1933. In St. Louis, the effects of the Great Depression are felt even more, as the estimated unemployment rate exceeded 30%.
Year:  1933
Decade:  1930 - 1939



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