[Dust Storms and Black Dusters]

Description:

Photograph of dust storms and black dusters, approaching a fence and small shed.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: September 2, 1934
Partner(s):
Deaf Smith County Library
Collection(s):
Bill and Marcella Bradly Collection
Humanities Texas Grant
Usage:
Total Uses: 271
Past 30 days: 16
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 2, 1934
  • Digitized: February 7, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
September 2, 1934
Description:

Photograph of dust storms and black dusters, approaching a fence and small shed.

Note:

Produced by a combination of drought, breaking of the sod, and lack of crop cover, black dusters of the 1930s came without warning and left everything in their paths with a clinging mantle of black silt.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): farm yards | fences
Partner:
Deaf Smith County Library
Collection:
Bill and Marcella Bradly Collection
Collection:
Humanities Texas Grant
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: deafsmith-00019
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3429
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public