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Josephine Strode, a social worker in western Kansas, wrote this brief account of how Kansans coped during the 1930s Dust Bowl. She expresses the concerns of social workers who believe that government programs were not doing enough to relieve the burdens relief clients faced. The article also includes some popular "tall tales" circulating in the Dust Bowl. The article appeared in The Survey.

Creator: Strode, Josephine
Date: August 1936

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This article fills a gap in the sources by giving the perspective of someone who is distributing aid and assisting relief clients. It could be paired with sources describing relief programs, or with documents criticizing relief efforts.

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

Item Number: 211011
Call Number: GL 051 Su7m v. 72, no. 8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211011

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