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This brief article describes the difficulties farm women faced when trying to keep a clean house in the Dust Bowl. No matter how well families tried to prevent dust from blowing into their houses, the persistent, fine dust worked its way into every nook and cranny.

Creator: Kansas City Times
Date: March 20, 1935

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This source describes how dust storms affected women who were expected to keep a clean house and also how dust made it difficult to live a normal life. Because it details the dust storms of March 20, 1935, it could be grouped with the photograph of the March 20th Topeka dust storm and Mabel Holmes' diary entries.

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

Item Number: 211784
Call Number: K551.51 Dust Bowl Clippings
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211784

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