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Voices from the Dust Bowl


Voices from the Dust Bowl

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This site archives the experience of migrant workers in camps in central California in 1940 and 1941. The collection includes audio recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, publications, and more.
Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: Audio
Date Added to MERLOT: April 03, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 04, 2014



Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Melissa Drummond-Kerrick
11 years ago

Melissa Drummond-Kerrick (Student)

I found the link to be a great asset to my lesson on the 1930's and the
Depression. I currently use The Library of Congress to retrieve photos of this
time period for supplemental activities. Students often refer to this page for
project materials.
The page could have been better if there was a table of contents or some type of
list that described the resources. I only happened upon some of the documents
by accident.
Overall I think this is a great reference for a variety of perspectives and its
use of audio, written and visual material allows each learner a different