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This is a photograph of a dust cloud rolling over the prairie near Hugoton, Kansas. Southwest Kansas was among the hardest hit areas during the Dust Bowl. Dust storms, such as the one depicted here, could blow for a full day, coating everything in their path with a layer of dirt. It was taken by the Stovall Studio in Dodge City, Kansas on Sunday April 14, 1935. It is labeled #3.
Creator: Stovall Studio
Date: April 14, 1935
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: 323
Call Number: FK2.St2 H.4 D.1935 *5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 323
Agriculture - Environment - Soil - Soil erosion
Agriculture - Environment - Weather - Storms - Dust
Collections - Photograph
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 - 1935
Environment - Weather - Storms - Dust
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Postcard
Places - Cities and towns - Hugoton
Places - Counties - Stevens
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929-1941
Type of Material - Postcards