The Dust Bowl: How Ecological and Agricultural Change Worsened the Great Depression

Severe dust storms plagued the Great Plains region during the 1930s.

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  • A farmer and his two sons during an Oklahoma dust storm, 1936.Photo Credit: Wikipedia
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  • The Black Sunday storm strikes a church in Ulysses, Kansas.

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  • Farm machinery buried by a dust storm, 1936.

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