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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

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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

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