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    Out of work farmers gather in downtown Sallisaw in 1936 during the Dust Bowl. Photo by: Dorothea Lange, Farm Security Administration. TravelOK.com Photo

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    August 1936. Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Sequoyah County drought farmers. “Nothing to do,” said one of them. “These fellers are goin’ to stay right here till they dry up and die.” Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange. (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Sallisaw: 1936)

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