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Dust, drifters and drought

Author: Ron Stone; Sigma Educational Media.
Publisher: Ada, Okla. : Sigma Educational Media, ©1992.
Series: Story of Oklahoma.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Summary:
The Great Depression of the 1930's, aided by drought, dust and a push toward mechanized farming, saw the migration of thousands of poverty stricken families from Oklahoma's cotton belt to an imagined "Garden of Eden" in California and Arizona.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Stone; Sigma Educational Media.
OCLC Number: 27335103
Credits: Writer, B.K. Thompson ; photography, Jim Stevens ; editor, Gary James.
Performer(s): Ron Stone.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (18 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide.
Series Title: Story of Oklahoma.
Responsibility: Sigma Educational Media.

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The Great Depression of the 1930's, aided by drought, dust and a push toward mechanized farming, saw the migration of thousands of poverty stricken families from Oklahoma's cotton belt to an imagined "Garden of Eden" in California and Arizona.

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