dust bowl migration | Dust Bowl Migration Digital Archives

dust bowl migration | Dust Bowl Migration Digital Archives

Caption from LIFE. "Oklahoma farmer John Barnett's daughter Delphaline, 17, wears bright-colored slacks around the farm. She and her two brothers go to a rural school where there are only four other pupils. Next fall Delphaline will enter high school." Oklahoma, 1942. (Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Oklahoma, USA, 1942 "Oklahoma farmer John Barnett's daughter Delphaline, wears bright-colored slacks around the farm. She and her two brothers go to a rural school where there are only four other pupils. Next fall Delphaline will enter high school.

In 1931 the rains stopped and the “black blizzards” began. Powerful dust storms carrying millions of tons of stinging, blinding black dirt swept across the Southern Plains—the panhandles of Texas and Oklahoma, western Kansas, and the eastern portions of Colorado and New Mexico. Topsoil that had taken a thousand years per inch to build suddenly blew away in only minutes. One journalist traveling through the devastated region dubbed it the “Dust Bowl.

Dust storm approaching Stratford, Texas Dust bowl surveying in Texas Image ID: Historic C Collection Location: Stratford, Texas Photo Date: April 1935 Credit: NOAA George E.

This Dorothea Lang photograph is what I imagine Sheila's home to be like.

Heartbreaking Photos Of The Dust Bowl

Art Dorothea Lange - 1935 - New Mexico - Resettled Farm Child From Taos Junction to Bosque Farms project, New Mexico. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

Photograph of an American farm woman during the Dust Bowl in the 1930′s.

Eyes of the Great Depression 008 - A mother in California who with her husband and her two children will be returned to Oklahoma by the Relief Administration.

Rabbits/Hares at a water hole during The Dust Bowl

The Dust Bowl is recognized as the worst natural disaster in modern history.

The Dust Bowl—a wonderful documentary. Thank you, Nancy :^)

Ken Burns: the Dust Bowl

The dust bowl [videorecording] / a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Julie Dunfey ; produced in association with WETA Washington, DC ; [a film by Ken Burns].

Farming Family from the Oklahoma Dust Bowl, so much personality and grit on each face, tough life.

Caption from LIFE. “Farmer John Barnett and his family are ‘Okies’ who stuck to their land near Woodward. They have 21 dairy cattle which yield a scant seven gallons per milking. Barnett takes.

July 24, 1935 – The Dust Bowl heat wave reaches its peak, sending temperatures to 109°F (43°C) in Chicago, Illinois and 104°F (40°C) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin    above - Dust Masks Worn During the Dust Bowl, 1936

Dust Masks Worn During The Dust Bowl Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Dust bowl dust masks July 1935 – The Dust Bowl heat wave reaches its peak, sending temperatures to in Chicago, Illinois and in Milwaukee, Wisconsin above - Dust Masks Worn During the Dust Bowl, 1936

Dorothea Lange, Migrant family from Arkansas playing hillbilly songs at a Farm Security Administration emergency migratory camp in Calipatria, California, 1939.

Dorothea Lange, Migrant family from Arkansas playing hillbilly songs at a Farm Security Administration emergency migratory camp in Calipatria, California,

The Dust Bowl

A farm house buried in dust. Community Post: Heartbreaking Photos Of The Dust Bowl

Dust Pneumonia from the Dust Bowl.

Dust Pneumonia from the Dust Bowl. Many people died from the accumulation of all the dust they breathed in, esp young children. Such terrible loss

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