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Author Cooper, Michael L., 1950-
Title Dust to eat : drought and depression in the 1930s / Michael L. Cooper.
Imprint New York : Clarion, c2004.
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 Tighe School-Non-Fiction  973.917 COO    AVAILABLE
Description 81 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 75) and index.
Contents The "Okie" problem -- The dirty thirties -- "Dust to eat, dust to breathe, dust to drink" -- California-bound -- Harvest gypsies -- Crisis in the valley -- World War II ends the Depression.
Summary Presents a photographic chronicle of the 1930s, focusing on Depression and the dust storms that crippled the Great Plains, and looks at the effects of the twin disasters on American society and domestic policy.
Audience 6.7
5-8 Follett Library Resources
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.4 1.0 78030
Subject Great Depression, 1929-1939.
Droughts -- Great Plains.
Dust storms.
United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
United States -- History -- 1933-1945.
Added Title Drought and depression in the 1930s
ISBN 0618154493
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