20 Tragic Photos from America's Dust Bowl in the 1930s

“Watching a Dust Storm’s Approach,” as a black blizzard rolls in to Ulysses, Kansas, two women and a girl pose for a photograph before taking shelter. Pinterest
Jack Rabbit Drives happened during the famine. Out of fear of the meager crops getting eaten, towns would get together and slaughter whole herds. io9.gizmodo
Children in dust masks ready to go to school. PBS
The Lincoln Memorial shrouded with dust, 1939. slightlywarped
On the road with her family one month from South Dakota, Tulelake, Siskiyou County, California, 1939. Dorothea Lange
Migrant mother and her hungry child. Dorothea Lange
Migrant father with his children sleeping on him. Dorothea Lange
Migrants waiting for relief checks. California. February 1937. Dorothea Lange
Dust Bowl Boy- April 1936. Son of farmer in dust bowl area. Cimarron County, Oklahoma. Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.
Children of Oklahoma drought refugee in migratory camp in California. Dorotea Lang