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In this photograph, residents of Liberal, Seward County, have donned gas masks to protect their lungs from blowing dust. The photograph was taken in front of the Red Cross building in Liberal, Kansas.
This provides students with a visual of how Kansans dealt with dust storms; it can be grouped with a variety of sources.
KS:11th:2.1:Dust Bowl Experiences (2005)
Item Number: 210018
Call Number: FK2.S4 L.4 D.1935 *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210018
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Disasters and accidents - Dust Storms
Curriculum - 11th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1930-1945 (Kansas_Benchmark 2) - Dust Bowl experiences (Indicator 1) - Dust storms
Date - 1930s - 1935
Environment - Weather - Storms - Dust
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Liberal
Places - Counties - Seward
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929-1941
Type of Material - Photographs