the depression dust bowl Unless one has read of it or has watched interviews of those who lived through this, it's hard to imagine the endless hell of this silt in one's nostrils, lungs, eyes---every part of your life for YEARS.
Dorothea Lange, was a professional woman who took photographs for a living. She is best remembered for her photos of the Depression of the She photographed many uplifting images that showed that, despite the hard times, life and love went on.
PBS resource that allows students to explore the dust bowl through videos and artifacts. Students have to make choices and get to engage in simulated activities that children in the dust bowl would have faced.
Squatters along highway near Bakersfield, California. Penniless refugees from dust bowl. Twenty-two in family, thirty-nine evictions, now encamped near Bakersfield without shelter, without water and looking for work in the cotton.