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Title Americans view their Dust Bowl experience / edited by John R. Wunder, Frances W. Kaye, and Vernon Carstensen.

Published Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, 1999.

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 UniM Bail  978.03 AMER    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 429 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [385]-407) and index.
Contents II. Contemporary Accounts: The Plight of Farmers in the Great Depression, 1931-1936 15 -- A. Early Dust Bowl Distress and Anger, 1931-1932 21 -- B. Farmers Go on Strike, 1932-1933 37 -- C. Farmers March on Washington, 1932 55 -- D. New Violence in the Midwest, 1933 73 -- E. Drought, Heat Waves, and Dust Storms From the Great Plains, 1934-1936 81 -- F. Rainmaking and Rainmakers 113 -- III. Historians View the Dust Bowl Years 121 -- A. Men, Women, and Children--the Personal Response 123 -- B. Vehicles for Expressing the Farmers' Rage--Institutional Activism 175 -- IV. Searching for Explanations--the Media Response 277 -- V. Historical Overviews 321.
Other author Wunder, John R.
Kaye, Frances W.
Carstensen, Vernon Rosco, 1907-
Subject Depressions -- 1929 -- Great Plains -- Sources.
Droughts -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Dust storms -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Great Plains -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Great Plains -- Economic conditions -- Sources.
Great Plains -- Rural conditions -- Sources.
ISBN 0870815075 (cloth : alk. paper)
0870816489 (paperback)