The Dust Bowl Photo Gallery and related media

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The Dust Bowl

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By 1940, more than 2.5 million people had fled the Great Plains. Nearly 10 percent would head west to California.

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  • The Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl

    13 Photos

    In the 1930s, agricultural damage coupled with drought and windstorms, resulted in severe storms and destruction in the region that became known as the Dust Bowl.

    (13 Photos)

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