from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A crudely built camp put up usually on the edge of a town to house the dispossessed and destitute during the depression of the 1930s.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of many shantytowns established by the homeless in the United States in the Great Depression of the early twentieth century.
After Herbert Clark Hoover.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Herbert Hoover + -ville. (Wiktionary)