|Caddo, Bryan County, Oklahoma during
the Great Depression by Dorothea
Lange. Library of Congress.
|Migrant family from Muskogee,
Oklahoma. By Dorothea Lange. Library
|An Oklahoma landlord tells
how he threw out his tenant
In '34 I had I reckon four renters and I
didn't make anything. I bought
tractors on the money the
government give me and get shet o'
my renters. You'll find it everywhere
all over the country thataway. I did
everything the government said -
except keep my renters. The renters
have been having it this way ever
since the government come in.
They've go their choice - California or
Donald Worster. Dust Bowl: The
Southern Plains in the 1930s (New York:
Oxford University Press, 1979), 58.
|Migrant family from Idabel on the road
to Calfornia. From the Library of
|Dust storm in the Panhandle. Library
|Desperation Road: The Great Depression
|Inside this building was the relief
agency, the Farmer's Crop Insurance
Corporation, in Pecan Gap, Texas.
|Poverty does not know race at a farmer's
meeting in Oklahoma. Library Of Congress.
|Carter County Oklahoma
(near Ardmore). By
Dorothea Lange. Library
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