Dust Drought and Depression #12

Huts and unemployed, West Houston and Mercer St., Manhattan

Huts and unemployed, West Houston and Mercer St., Manhattan
Men sit in front of huts made of salvaged materials, some decorated with pictures, cat plays in front near baby carriage.
The New York Public Library. Photography Collection (image on flickr)
Photo by Berenice Abbott.

Dust Storm in Rolla, Kansas; May 6, 1935

Dust Storm in Rolla, Kansas; 05/06/35;
Dear Mr. Roosevelt, Darkness came when it hit us. Picture taken from water tower one hundred feet high. Yours Truly, Chas. P. Williams.”
Photo: Massive Dark cloud approaching village in forefront.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Public Domain Photographs, National Archives (image on flickr).

 Over this bridge drought refugees are crossing the Colorado River into California

Over this bridge drought refugees are crossing the Colorado River into California. U.S. 80;  photo by Dorothea Lange; 1935.
Library of Congress image.

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