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Oklahoma Dust Bowl 1942

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“Sagebush and sand surround [Oklahoma farmer John] Barnett’s house and farm buildings. There is no topsoil left on the 160 acres. He grows rye and fodder in sandy loam.”

Oklahoma Dust Bowl 1942 | LIFE.com.



Memphis, Tennessee, circa 1900. “Mississippi River levee from the custom house. Steamboats James Lee, Harry Lee and City St. Joseph.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

source: shorpy.com