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This collection of poems, written during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, provides insight into the hardships of daily life in drought-stricken Kansas. The poets' subjects range from harsh despair created by persistent dust storms to thankful verses about much-needed rain. The poems appeared in the Kansas Author's Bulletin.

Creator: Kansas Authors Club
Date: 1934

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These poems are useful for teaching about the frustration many Kansans felt during the Depression and drought of the 1930s; they are also short enough to be used in a group or individually. This collection could work in tandem with reminiscences and photographs also selected for this standard.

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

Item Number: 211010
Call Number: 806 K13b v. 10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211010

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