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farmer's permanent housing

farmer's permanent housing

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 agrarian dream was 'just like heaven' where 'ever'body wants a little piece of lan''. But, as Crooks reminds us, 'nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land. It's just in their head.'

The agrarian dream was 'just like heaven' where 'ever'body wants a little piece of lan''. But, as Crooks reminds us, 'nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land.

▓☪ The dollar bill explained... kids would think this is so cool!

The dollar bill explained. my kids would think this is so cool! This economic unit is important for students and you could also use this during a math unit when counting money.

1935; Migrant worker on California highway; Dorothea Lange

The History Place - Dorothea Lange Photo Gallery: Striving for Normalcy: Migrant Worker on Highway

Chinese bunk house for cannery workers

The bunkhouse was a long, rectangle building. Inside the walls where white washed and floor unpainted. Against the wall their where 8 bunks.

How to Write an Essay Like the Pros (Infographic)

How to Write an Essay Like the Pros (Infographic) - Need help writing your paper for college or school? These essay tips are amazing!

"New Mexico was among the poorest states in the Union in the 1920s and it went from bad to worse with the onset of the Depression. The New Deal programs administered throughout the country were especially needed in New Mexico and particularly in rural villages. The various programs attempted to give immediate relief to those who were in dire need of help but in the long run attempted to revitalize the economy and cultural production of the state."

New Mexico Office of the State Historian

Video Sparknotes: John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

OMAM Summary - Sparknotes Check out more videos for this piece of literature and also many others! Each piece of literature may have more than one video associated with it! See the VideoSparkNotes channel for more!

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