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[Photograph 2012.201.B1320.0298]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "I didn't realize we had a great deal of unemployment, I think someone made a mistake." Those comments Thursday by ada Mayor Bob Forrest typify the surprisee expressed by city officials, chamber of commerce spokesmen and others following an announcementt by the Labor Department adding nine Oklahoma towns to its list of having "substantial" unemployment."
Date: August 28, 1970
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1320.0291]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Chart shows figures for unemployment in July, indicating a rise in the rate to 5 per cent and putting the total jobless number at 4.5 million, according tostatistics released Friday."
Date: August 8, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1320.0295]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Solid line traces the number of persons, in terms of millions, among the unemployed from 1960 to April 1970. Broken line shows the percentage of thee total work force over the same period."
Date: May 8, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1320.0296]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Chart traces rate of unemployment year by year since 1960 and monthly since January of this year, in terms of figures supplied by the U.S. Department of Labor."
Date: July 2, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1320.0272]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This chart indicates the rise in the national jobless rate, up one-tenth of one percent to 5.6 percent of the work force."
Date: November 6, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1320.0273]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Waiting to apply for street cleaner jobs--It looked like this inside Kezar Pavilion in San Francisco today, where these men were waiting to apply for 32 slots on the Civil Service hiring list as street cleaners."
Date: November 6, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1320.0274]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Unemployment climbed sharply in September to 5.5 per cent of the nation's listed work force while shortened working hours for many employes meant smaller paychecks, the Labor Department inWashington reported Friday."
Date: October 2, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1320.0275]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Figures released in Washington Friday indicate that the nation's unemployment rate edged up to 5.1 per cent of the work force in August."
Date: September 4, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1320.0225]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Solid line represents the number of unemployed in the United States which rose to 4.6 million during November, according to the figures released by the government Friday."
Date: December 4, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1320.0226]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A sagging economy during the past year resulted in some growing lines of people waiting to pick up unemployment checks such as these at the State Employment Securities Department in Seattle."
Date: December 2, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society