on image to enlarge Parched
sandy soil was plowed to hold it in place.
on image to enlarge Main
Street dust bowl, 1932
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huddled around water tank. Dust bowl days in country near Sayre, Oklahoma.
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 Mothers house.