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This undated photograph captures a large dust storm about to hit this family's homestead. These storms were frequent occurrences in western Kansas during the 1930s Dust Bowl.

Date: Around 1935

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This works with a variety of sources as a visual of how severe these dust storms could be; it can serve as a before picture to be compared with other visuals of the dust left behind by these storms.

KS:7th:5.1:Agriculture and the Dust Bowl (2005)

Item Number: 210642
Call Number: QC.9 Sto. D.1935c *12
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210642

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