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Farmers had to shovel dust from implements and uncover food for livestock. The dust began to blow in 1933 and for four years western Kansas was a part of the "dust bowl". On March 15, 1935, referred to as "black Friday," a tremendous dust storm hit western Kansas.

Date: Between 1930 and 1939

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Item Number: 209145
Call Number: QC.9 STO.D .1935c *15
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209145

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