Farming Family from the Oklahoma Dust Bowl, so much personality and grit on each face, tough life.

Caption from LIFE. “Farmer John Barnett and his family are ‘Okies’ who stuck to their land near Woodward. They have 21 dairy cattle which yield a scant seven gallons per milking. Barnett takes.

In 1931 the rains stopped and the “black blizzards” began. Powerful dust storms carrying millions of tons of stinging, blinding black dirt swept across the Southern Plains—the panhandles of Texas and Oklahoma, western Kansas, and the eastern portions of Colorado and New Mexico. Topsoil that had taken a thousand years per inch to build suddenly blew away in only minutes. One journalist traveling through the devastated region dubbed it the “Dust Bowl.

Dust storm approaching Stratford, Texas Dust bowl surveying in Texas Image ID: Historic C Collection Location: Stratford, Texas Photo Date: April 1935 Credit: NOAA George E.

The picture above was taken in 1935 and shows a destitute family at a relocation camp in California. The Great Depression

Photograph shows a family of farmers devastated by the Great Depression. Photo dates to around 1935 during the Great Depression era. I kind of love what he is wearing and the pose.

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LIFE: Dust Bowl survivors

Oklahoma, USA, 1942 "Oklahoma farmer John Barnett's daughter Delphaline, wears bright-colored slacks around the farm. She and her two brothers go to a rural school where there are only four other pupils. Next fall Delphaline will enter high school.

Sayings and stories about Oklahoma weather, as well as Guthrie's songs and John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath, helped perpetuate Oklahoma's Dust Bowl image.

Dust Bowl Ladies - Oklahoma - 1935 - some said truthfully, that the wind blew the farm away, but we didn't lose everything -

Dust Pneumonia from the Dust Bowl. Many people died from the accumulation of all the dust they breathed in, esp young children. So sad.

Dust Pneumonia from the Dust Bowl. Many people died from the accumulation of all the dust they breathed in, esp young children. Such terrible loss

Dust Bowl storm they called Black Sunday in Kansas

The Dust Bowl In 47 Haunting Images

Black Sunday in Ulysses, KS. The worst dust storm to stretch across the plains.

dorothea lange photographs | The first image is of Dorothea Lange herself. I love this picture ...

Portrait of eighteen year old mother from Oklahoma, now a California migrant by Dorothea Lange. this is a piece of Depression Era art for which Lange is known for. She was hired to document the rural poor being displaced by the Depression.

dustbowl town | The Great Depression was cutting deeply into livelihoods and lives ...

Here, shown in this picture is the aftermath of 'The Dust Bowl'. 'The Dust Bowl' was recurring dust storms that happened throughout the The severe drought ended up causing extreme devastation to both Canada and the U.

Three girls modelling various Dust Bowl masks to be worn in areas where the amount of dust in the air causes breathing difficulties. (circa 1935)

How Did the Dust Bowl Exacerbate the Great Depression?

How Did the Dust Bowl Exacerbate the Great Depression?: Three girls modelling various Dust Bowl masks to be worn in areas where the amount of dust in the air causes breathing difficulties.

I remember seeing this photo  what a image of the depression, if I am right . Black and white you can not be there it

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"Migrant Mother" The Great Depression and Dust Bowl era of American history captured some powerful images. This photo was taken of Florence Owens Thompson, a migrant worker mother, in California It has become an iconic image of that age.

Black Sunday refers to a particularly severe dust storm that took place on April 14, 1935, as part of the Dust Bowl. It was one of the worst dust storms in American history and it caused immense economic and agricultural damage. Affecting primarily Oklahoma and Texas, it is estimated to have displaced 300 million tons of topsoil from the region.

April Black Sunday Dust Storm takes place. It was one of the worst dust storms in American history, and is estimated to have displaced tons of topsoil. This is what it looked like approaching Spearman, Texas.

Dust storm during the Dust Bowl of 1930s. THIS is the moment I will say, "no, you Don't have to clean your room today."

Dust storm during the Dust Bowl of One natural disaster that could be compared with the Irish Potato Famine

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