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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

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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

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