Colorado Dust Storm, c1936

Taken in Colorado United States of America in .

The after effects of a dust storm in Colorado circa 1936, during the Dust Bowl era. The photo shows a building (barn?) covered with dust. The exact location wasn't specified by the photographer (nor was the actual photographer) but this photo was collected by the Farm Security Administration. What a lot of dust!

1 negative : nitrate ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches or smaller.
  • Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches).
  • File print misnumbered LC-USF344-001616-ZB; corrected 1998.
  • Title and other information from caption card.
  • Negative has no corresponding print in a lot.
  • Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division.
  • More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at
  • Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives
  • United States--Colorado.
  • Miscellaneous--Copy negatives
  • Nitrate negatives.
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection
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