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Dust Bowl

Dust Bowl page at the Library of Congress

"The Migrant Experience" article at the American Memory Project at the Library of Congress

John Steinbeck Center at San Jose State University

Migration Dialogue at UC Davis, including Dust Bowl Migration

Dust Bowl Oral History Project at the Ford County Historical Society, Dodge City, Kansas

Voices from the Dustbowl at National Public Radio

California Odyssey: Dust Bowl Migration Archives at CSU Bakersfield

The Caroline A. Henderson Digital Collection at Mt. Holyoke College (firsthand accounts of the Dust Bowl years)

Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: Oklahoma Women in the Dust Bowl Oral History Project at the University of Oklahoma

Dust Bowl Descent--about Florence Thompson. Includes other oral histories as well.

Surviving the Dust Bowl Storms of the 1930's at NewsOK (Oklahoma news, sports and weather)

The Dust Bowl at Texas A&M University (includes a list of links to more Dust Bowl resources)

The Dust Bowl (documentary by Ken Burns) at PBS, including biographies, videos and photo gallery.

Surviving the Dust Bowl (video, part of The 1930s) at PBS. Read the introduction here.

The Dust Bowl at the Grapes of Wrath site at Cornell University.

Historic Route 66 "where the Mother Road meets the Internet"

"The Dust Bowl Migration" Poverty Stories, Race Stories by James Gregory, professor of history at the University of Washington

Farming in the 1930s at Wessels Living History Farm, York, Nebraska. Explore the links under the "Making Money" tab for information about the market crash, bank failures and other topics.

Bank Failures During the Great Depression at the Great Depression Causes website

Bank Run page at the History Channel website

Rural Cooperatives in the 1930s at the USDA

Farm Security Administration article at Wikipedia

"A Primer on Farm Mortgage Debt Relief Programs During the 1930s" (pdf) at the Federal Reserve

Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp at Google books, recounts the school formed in Kern County, CA.