Dust, Drought and Depression #14

Dust storm, Elkhart, Kansas, May 1937

Dust storm, Elkhart, Kansas, May 1937;  Library of Congress image.

Interior of workers shack. Porta de Tierra, San Juan, Puerto Rico; January 1938; photo by Edwin Rosskam

Interior of workers shack. Porta de Tierra, San Juan, Puerto Rico; January 1938; photo by Edwin Rosskam;  Library of Congress image.

Klamath Basin potato farmer. He remembers when the first carload of potatoes left this valley in 1910. In 1934 he lost thirty-five hundred dollars on forty-eight acres of potatoes. His present acreage is eleven acres in potatoes, the rest in hay and soil-building crops. Has eleven milking cows. "I'm gonna eat." Tulelake, Siskiyou County, California; October 1939; photo by Dorothea Lange

Klamath Basin potato farmer. He remembers when the first carload of potatoes left this valley in 1910. In 1934 he lost thirty-five hundred dollars on forty-eight acres of potatoes. His present acreage is eleven acres in potatoes, the rest in hay and soil-building crops. Has eleven milking cows. “I’m gonna eat.” Tulelake, Siskiyou County, California; October 1939; photo by Dorothea Lange; Library of Congress image.

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