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In this magazine article, Mary McKinney relates her experiences during the drought of the 1930s. Her reminiscence includes details about how farm families conserved water and kept cool during the blazing summer months, and also how they responded to relief efforts and New Deal programs. The article can be found in Kansas Magazine (1935), 22-24.

Creator: McKinney, Mary Francis
Date: 1935

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This source would work well with any source talking about New Deal programs, the KERC, etc., because it gives a clear, concise personal perspective explaining a) why relief was needed, and b) that many were reluctant to take relief money. This document ties these themes together to help students make sense of the Dust Bowl and Great Depression.

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

Item Number: 211076
Call Number: 050 K13 1935
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211076

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