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This photograph by C. A. Smith depicts only a small section of the territory covered in a jack rabbit drive near Liberal, Seward County, during the Dust Bowl. Jack rabbits were rounded up in a pen and then processed as food for animals such as hogs and chickens. Between 10,000 and 20,000 rabbits were killed during this drive.

Creator: Smith, C. A.
Date: 1935

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This image provides another visual of a jack rabbit drive and can work alongside sources describing crop failure during the drought. The image has a long description on back.

KS:11th:2.1:Dust Bowl Experiences (2005)

Item Number: 210974
Call Number: FK2.S4 .65 H1935 *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210974

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