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A "Hooverville" in Central Park in the early years of the Great Depression. Public and official sentiment was on the side of the Hooverville residents. A New York Times article from September 22, 1932 states: ”The raid was staged on the orders of Deputy Parks Commissioner John Hart, who explained that the Park Department, much as it regretted it, intended to raze the settlement this morning. - http://ephemeralnewyork.wordpress.com/2008/10/08/the-hoovervilles-of-new-york-city/