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This photograph shows a farmer shoveling dust from implements and uncovering food for livestock. The dust began to blow in 1933 and for four years western Kansas was part of the "Dust Bowl".

Date: Between 1934 and 1936

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This image effectively illustrates the barrenness of fields that had once been fruitful and allows students to understand the severity of the Dust Bowl.

KS:7th:5.1:Agriculture and the Dust Bowl (2005)

Item Number: 16305
Call Number: QC.9 Sto.D .1935c *15
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 16305

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