[ hoo-ver-vil ]
/ ˈhu vərˌvɪl /
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a collection of huts and shacks, as at the edge of a city, housing the unemployed during the 1930s.
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We might prefer to read, as a comment on the crisis, an account of life in a Bakken shale “man camp” or a Sacramento Hooverville.Too Soon to Write: Choire Sicha’s ‘Very Recent History’|Stefan Beck|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Women could finally stop being Rosie the Riveter; men could stop living in Hooverville tents.