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This poster is one of many "soil conservation charts" created by the US Department of Agriculture during the 1930s, specifically in response to conditions of drought and farming practices that had exacerbated the problem. In this instance, the Soil…

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One of photographer Arthur Rothstein's famous series of photographs chronicling the Dust Bowl. This item has a full-size file, and one cropped for use in a Juxtapose JS application used in the OpenValley exhibit Green New Deal: Conservation.

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…

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"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…
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