Lewis Thaddeus Nordyke, newspaperman and author, explains the situation of drought and dust storms in Dalhart, Texas during 1930s. He talks about a "black blizzard" during a funeral in April, 1935.
Farmers of Dalhart, Texas describe the terrible sand storms they suffered in the region during 1930s. Farmer Harold Hogue describes a severe dust storm he experienced in 1934.. Views of desolated farms, drought stricken lands and houses and farm equipment all piled high and buried in sand. A farmer on his tractor describes how the dust storms destroyed his wheat crops and left sand and dust on everything. He states that they experienced 110 dust storms in the Spring of 1934.
Lewis Thaddeus Nordyke, newspaperman and author,speaks about hard lessons learned from the dustbowl experience of the past, particularly regarding soil conservation. A government agriculture expert counsels a farmer, as they kneel over a seedling. A field of healthy crops. A farmer on a cultivator. A farm in Dalhart, Texas. Farmer, Garland Palmer, explains why he stayed on his land after the dustbowl experience. Farmer, Harold H. Hogue, leaning against his tractor, tells of farming experience in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. He attributes ultimate success to irrigation. Views of irrigation systems employed on farm. Farmer, Orville H. Finch, expresses his confidence in the future of farming. Expansive views
of farm fields.
A dust storm in Dalhart, Texas during the dust bowl era. A farm family at table. No electricity. A boy writes in dustbowl dust settled on the table. A farmer reads the bible by light of oil lamp..
Impact of a dust storm in Dalhart, Texas during time of dust bowl in American midwest. View of a tower. A house in the background. A man runs towards the tower. A heap of sand. A damaged house. Dust infiltrates nests in chicken coop. Chickens run around in dust. A hen inside a shelter lay eggs. Eggs of a hen. Wheels of a cart.
Cat sleeps on a parched soil.
A dust storm in Dalhart, Texas during Dust Bowl period. A nest sticks to a fence due to wind pressure. View of the base of a tower. A house in the background. A paper sticks to a fence due to the wind pressure. A damaged house. A man walks towards a damaged house. He enters the house.