The Dirty Thirties Stories
Severe drought paired with extensive and extended farming with no erosion control dried the soil to dust in the Great Plains. This and the economic throes of The Great Depression made millions of refugees, dispersed across the nation like the sifting sand and dust. These old stories of life in the 1930s are focused on The Great Depression and lives changed by the Dust Bowl years.
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