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This is a view of an approaching dust storm somewhere on the southern Plains. The photograph was taken by Frank D. ("Pop") Conard, a well known photographer in Garden City, Kansas. 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. The image is labeled #24 Conard.
Creator: Conard, Frank Durnell, 1884-1966
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: 278
Call Number: QC.9 STO.D .1935c *9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 278
Agriculture - Environment - Soil - Soil erosion
Agriculture - Environment - Weather - Droughts
Agriculture - Environment - Weather - Storms - Dust
Collections - Photograph
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
Curriculum - The Kansas Journey - Chapter 10: Good Times, Bad Times
Date - 1930s - 1935
Environment - Weather - Droughts
Environment - Weather - Storms - Dust
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Postcard
People - Notable Kansans - Conard, Frank Durnell, 1884-1966
Places - Counties - Morton
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929-1941
Type of Material - Postcards