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  • Tags: 1930s

THE DUST BOWL A Film By Ken Burns _ Premieres Sun., Nov. 18th _ PBS.mp4
Four-part documentary miniseries focused primarily on the central and southern Great Plains states, using Burns' familiar style of interviews, photographs, voice-overs, and period music. The trailer is included in OpenValley in support of its "Green…

Dust_Storm_Texas_1935--banner.jpg
"Black Sunday," 14 April 1935, was one of the worst dust storms in recorded U.S. history. Amidst drought conditions and amplified by poor agricultural practices, strong winds displaced hundreds of millions of tons of topsoil in the Great Plains--but…

Burliuk--Steamboat.jpg
We see a steamboat on a river, its importance shown via a stack located at the center of Burliuk's composition and by how much space the boat itself occupies--seemingly the width of the river. The watercolor is drawn in a neo-primitive style,…
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