Dust Bowl

By: Jordan Means

Dust Bowl

The dust bowl is an area where people has lost their crops and soil due to dust and eroded. Oklahoma, Kansas, and northern Texas affected by severe soil erosion. in the early 1930s, which obliged many people to move. it was a natural disaster. Some farms didnt flee from the dust storms. It was very hard to breath during that time. Children had to wear dust masks and women had to hang sheets over the windows to try and keep the dust out.

Farmers during the dust bowl

Most farmers stayed inside watching their crops float away. There were some people that did go out looking for jobs. But also Many of the farmers and families packed up and drove or trained to California. They were called "Okies" though most of them came from Kansas not Oklahoma.