Ruth Faye Richards

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The Dust Bowl: Events and Implications

The Century: America's TIme - 1929-1936: Stormy Weather

Stinging Dust and Forgotten Lives: The Dust Bowl (ED)

Thanksgiving in the Dust Bowl

A new understanding of bravery and independence<p>Through the 1930s, a woman named Caroline Henderson wrote a popular series of articles for <i>The Atlantic Monthly</i> called "Letters from the Dust Bowl." She had grown up in Iowa, gone to college at Mount Holyoke, moved to the far western part of the …

The Dust Bowl Migration May Not Have Been Quite What We Thought

Dust Bowl farmers didn’t flee Oklahoma, says a new working paper on Depression-era migration<p>American folklore tells of a Depression-era exodus of farmers from the Midwest Dust Bowl to the promised land of California. But what if the “Grapes of Wrath” story wasn’t a common tale? Fans of John …

Economics