The Dust Bowl chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the Great Plow-Up, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation.Visit The Dust Bowl Website
Sanora Babb returns to her childhood home during the depression
Tex Pace left the panhandle for CA and worked as a orange picker near Visalia, CA
Learn about Arthur Rothstein.
Learn about Caroline Henderson.
What lessons can we take from what happened during the Dust Bowl?
During the Great Depression FDR's administration sought to document the economic crisis.
Learn about Sanor Babb.
An introduction to Ken Burns THE DUST BOWL
Experience the conservation efforts to bring farms back to life
The Dust Bowl was the worst man made ecological disaster in American History.
Compare Hurricane Sandy and The Dust Storms of the 1930s.
Feel the full force of the worst manmade environmental disaster in America’s history.
The Dust Bowl chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history
Those caught in the dust thought the end of the world was upon them
Survey the causes of the worst man-made ecological disaster in U.S. history
With the dust storms mid-day turned into midnight