The Great Depression changed the lives of people who lived and farmed on the
Great Plains and in turn, changed America. The government programs that ...
Farm income fell by a staggering two-thirds during the Depression's first three ...
In the South, the boll weevil devoured the cotton crop; on the Great Plains, the ...
The Great Depression Hits Farms and Cities in the 1930s. A farm foreclosure sale
in Iowa in the early 1930s. Farmers struggled with low prices all through the ...
Farmers faced tough times. While most Americans enjoyed relative prosperity for
most of the 1920s, the Great Depression for the American farmer really began ...
The Great Depression that caused so much trouble in the world during the 1930s
ended only with the boom caused by World War II. For American farmers ...
The Farmers Plight ... During the outbreak of WWI there was a great drive put on
to increase feed supplies ... Attempting to raise their income, farmers produced
more. ... than the dairymen of the mid-western states during the Great Depression
Loftis has written a detailed and well documented 14-chapter book about the
major figures who led efforts to publicize the plight of farm workers in the 1930s,
Thus, during the drought of the 1930s, the soil dried, turned to dust, and blew
away ... exacerbating the economic plight of farmers during the Great Depression
As the United States entered the 1930s, Great Plains farmers were among the ...
The storms blew away valuable top-soil and covered farms in drifts of dust as if it
.... Dorothea Lange's were taken to document the plight of the American farmer.
faculty.washington.edu/gregoryj/dust bowl migration.htm
The Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s plays an important and complicated role in
.... set of rights in the aftermath of the Dust Bowl migration, and the plight of farm ...