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In this letter Howard Bucknell, president of the Jewell County Farm Bureau, updates Governor Landon on the drought situation in his county. There was an acute water shortage, forcing Jewell county farmers to request aid from the relief funds being distributed by the state.

Creator: Bucknell, Howard
Date: June 2, 1934

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This is a brief, informative letter demonstrating the desperate situation farmers faced during the Dust Bowl. It could be grouped with photos of the drought in addition to other sources that discuss agriculture during this period. This source has been selected for both the 7th and 11th grade Dust Bowl standards.

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

Item Number: 210656
Call Number: Governor's Records, Landon, Correspondence Received, Box 3 Folder 12
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210656

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