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Title: Dead cattle

Description: Erich, Oklahoma, 1933; Dead cattle on a farm near Erich, Oklahoma, victims of the drought that began in 1930 and continued until nearly the end of the decade, during the Great Depression; winds blew blizzards of dusty soil off the Great Plains of North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas (called "The Dust Bowl"), laying waste millions of farm and grazing acres; in 1934, many living in those states who lost their farms moved westward seeking jobs, some finding them as migrant workers; so many left Oklahoma that they became known as "Oakies;" the weather phenomenon was first called "The Dust Bowl" the day after a huge dust storm on "Black Sunday," April 14, 1935; the land devastation resulted in the U.S. Congress passing the Soil Conservation Act later that year that led to crop rotation and other improved farming measures; The Grapes of Wrath, a 1939 novel by John Steinbeck (John Ernst Steinbeck, February 27, 1902-Decemer 20, 1968), told of the plight of the Oakies and countless others displaced by the Dust Bowl disaster during the early and mid-1930s; Steinbeck was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the book and it was filmed as The Grapes of Wrath (1940 U.S. film); many other movies were made about the Dust Bowl and its effects on American lives;

Keywords: agriculture, Black Sunday, Dust Bowl, farm, farmers, farming, The Grapes of Wrath, Great Depression, Great Plains, migrant farmers, Oakies, Pulitzer Prize, soil conservation, Soil Conservation Act of 1935, John Steinbeck, U.S. Congress, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, 1930s.

Orientation: Landscape

Dimensions: 1425 x 1076 (1.53 MPixels) (1.32)

Print Size: 12.1 x 9.1 cm; 4.8 x 3.6 inches

File Size: 4.40 MB (4,608,734 Bytes)

Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi

Color Depth: 16.7 million (24 BitsPerPixel)

Compression: None

Image Number: 0000096472

Source: Jay Robert Nash Collection


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