Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Drought



The stock market crash, bank failures and massive unemployment were made even worse by the fact that the 1930's experienced one of the worst droughts in history. The picture above was from South Dakota in 1936. 

2 comments:

  1. Yes and again, no one saw the dustbowl coming.
    We might wonder if there's something in the air today that could give us a hint as to what's coming?

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  2. A dismal picture that shows the suffering and loss people experienced at the time. Thanks for sharing these photos with us.
    -Anne K.

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