Extras

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Tex Pace

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Tex Pace

Tex Pace left the panhandle for CA and worked as a orange picker near Visalia, CA

Tex Pace

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Sanora's Return

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Sanora's Return

Sanora Babb returns to her childhood home during the depression.

Sanora's Return

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl You Gave Us Beer, Now Give Us Water

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You Gave Us Beer, Now Give Us Water

FDR was greeted with signs along the road saying "You gave us beer. Now give us water."

You Gave Us Beer, Now Give Us Water

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Woody Guthrie: The Great Dust Storm

The Dust Bowl

Woody Guthrie: The Great Dust Storm

In the introduction to episode two Woody Guthrie sings "The Great Dust Storm"

Woody Guthrie: The Great Dust Storm

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Woody Guthrie: Okies

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Woody Guthrie: Okies

No matter their state of origin, during the 1930s all newcomers were dubbed Okies in CA

Woody Guthrie: Okies

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Woody Guthrie

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Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie moves to Los Angeles in the second half of the 1930s.

Woody Guthrie

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Wheat Will Win the War

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Wheat Will Win the War

Learn about what caused "The Great Plow Up" and the slogan "Wheat Will Win the War."

Wheat Will Win the War

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl The Wheat Bubble Burst

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The Wheat Bubble Burst

The stock market crashed on what came to be called Black Tuesday.

The Wheat Bubble Burst

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Two Midnights and a Jug

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Two Midnights and a Jug

The dust storms start rolling into the southern Great Plains.

Two Midnights and a Jug

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Trying To Get Ahead

Calvin Crabill talks about how his father drove a tractor at night to try to get ahead.

Trying To Get Ahead

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Trixie Travis Brown: Follett Texas

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Trixie Travis Brown: Follett Texas

Trixie Travis Brown talks about her father moving to Follett, TX.

Trixie Travis Brown: Follett Texas

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl They Were Good People

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They Were Good People

As people moved west many areas were left with dwindling populations.

They Were Good People

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Suicides

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Suicides

Multiple suicides took place during the Dust Bowl in the southern Great Plains.

Suicides

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Snowstorm

More hope came to the dust bowl after a snowstorm hit the Great Plains.

Snowstorm

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Sanora Babb's Account Beat Out by the Grapes of Wrath

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Sanora Babb's Account Beat Out by the Grapes of Wrath

Sanora Babb sent chapters of her book back to New York, but is delayed for another novel.

Sanora Babb's Account Beat Out by the Grapes of Wrath

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Sanora Babb Joins the FSA

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Sanora Babb Joins the FSA

Sanora Babb joins the Farm Security Administration to help refugees.

Sanora Babb Joins the FSA

Video thumbnail: The Dust Bowl Roosevelt Weather

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Roosevelt Weather

FDR tours the Dust Bowl.

Roosevelt Weather