||Friedrich Kroner, "Overwrought Nerves" (1923)
During the First World War, the lack of basic necessities and the rationing of food led to frustratingly long lines at shops. The supply problems continued after the Allied Powers lifted their blockade....
||Hilde Walter, "The Misery of the New Mittelstand" (1929)
Hilde Walter (1895-1976) was a social worker until 1918. After World War I she became a journalist in Berlin. In this article published in Die Weltbühne she describes the social circumstances....
||Betty Scholem on the Depression (August 1931)
In the second half of 1931, a banking crisis exacerbated the already dire economic situation in Germany. The bankruptcy of Nordwolle, a wool and yarn producer in Bremen, created enormous difficulties....