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  • Roi Jacobson

    Dust Bowl farm. Coldwater District, north of Dalhart, Texas. This house is occupied; most of the houses in this district have been abandoned. Photo: Dorothea Lange

  • Yomiko Readman

    Courage and Muriel are just around the house. :) The History Place - Dorothea Lange Photo Gallery: Scenes from the Dustbowl: A Dustbowl Farm

  • Jonathan Schroeder

    Source: Photograph 1932 Normally farmers were safe from the effects of a depression, but this time not. At this time it was not only the Great Depression which hit the farmers also strong wind came up and destroyed their Land, the first time 1932.The area were the storms toke place was called "Dust Bowl". The area became a desert and the farmers had to live their houses .

  • Ellen Lisle

    Hard Times: Old House with Windmill, Oklahoma Dust Bowl.

  • dave swenson

    Dustbowl farm. Coldwater District, north of Dalhart, Texas. This house is occupied; most of the houses in this district have been abandoned. By Dorothea Lange.

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