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Parched sandy soil was plowed to hold it in place.

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Main Street dust bowl, 1932

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Cows huddled around water tank. Dust bowl days in country near Sayre, Oklahoma.


 

DUST BOWL DAYS
 


As if the Great Depression were not enough, western Oklahoma suffered the greatest drought in decades, accompanied by swirling clouds of dust which blackened the sky and seeped in under every window sill in Mother’s house.

 

 
 
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