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A photograph of an approaching dust storm in the Middle West; most likely in southwest Kansas. The southwest corner of the state was one of the hardest hit areas during the Dust Bowl. Dust storms, such as this one, rolled over the the southern Great Plains from 1932-1936, removing top soil from agricultural lands and prompting important changes in agricultural practice.
Creator: Conard, Frank Durnell, 1884-1966
Date: Between 1935 and 1936
This source works in tandem with other photographs depicting dust storms, as well as written accounts of dust storms that have been selected for this standard.
KS:11th:2.1:Dust Bowl Experiences (2005)
Item Number: 211238
Call Number: QC.9 STO.D .1935c *11
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211238
Agriculture - Environment - Soil - Soil erosion
Agriculture - Environment - Weather - Droughts
Agriculture - Environment - Weather - Storms - Dust
Collections - Photograph - Conard, Frank Durnell
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
Environment - Weather - Storms - Dust
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Conard, Frank Durnell, 1884-1966
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929-1941
Type of Material - Photographs