Dust Bowl, 1930's, north of Dalhart, TX. History, Dorothea Lange, Bowls Farms, Hard Time, Texas, House, Dustbowl, Depression, Dust Bowls
Dust Bowl Ladies - Oklahoma - 1935 - some said truthfully, that the wind blew the farm away, but we didn't lose everything - we still got the mtg. Weather lore proclaimed that dust had to be thrown in a man's face to revive him after he fainted when a drop of rain finally hit his face.
COWGIRL WANNABEES are everywhere! Taken in The Fancy Dress Studio at 37 Oxford Street, London, which provided the costumes for its sitters. I believe the horse has had the benefit of taxidermy... See two other shots with similar contents.
Howard Carter opening the sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun in 1924. Although several of the foremost excavators over the past century had declared there was nothing left to find in the Valley of the Kings, Howard Carter and his sponsor, Lord Carnarvon, spent years and a lot of money searching for a tomb they weren't sure existed. Carter discovered not just an unknown ancient Egyptian tomb, but one that had lain nearly undisturbed for over 3,000 years.