The story of the farmers who came to the Southern Plains of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas dreaming of prosperity, and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
My American Experience
Did you or a family member experience life in America in the 1930s? What does the decade mean to you? Share your American experience with us.
It's not often that weather forecasters say that a hurricane would offer welcome relief to a region. But as Texas, Oklahoma and much of the South endure record-breaking drought, some weather forecasters have speculated that a hurricane is the best hope that region has for breaking the dry heat, and avoiding devastation on the level of the 1930s Dust Bowl.