Surviving the Dust Bowl is the remarkable story of the determined people who clung to their homes and way of life, enduring drought, dust, disease — even death — for nearly a decade.
The Dust Bowl prompted the largest migration in American history; by 1940, 2.5 million had moved out of the Plains states.
J.R. Davison recalls his experience growing up in Texhoma, Oklahoma during The Dust Bowl.
April 14, 1935, dawned clear across the plains. Then a huge black cloud appeared on the horizon, approaching fast.