Dust Bowl, Florida 1939

Taken in Florida United States of America in .

The beginning of a dust storm in northern Florida in March of 1939 - the era of the Dust Bowl. This photo shows what it was like when a dust storm started. Visibility was diminished greatly. The photo was taken by Marion Post Wolcott as a part of a project for the Farm Security Administration to document the Dust Bowl.

1 negative : safety ; 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches or smaller.
  • Title and other information from caption card.
  • Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
  • More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
  • Film copy on SIS roll 5, frame 1876.
  • Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives
  • United States--Florida.
  • Cities, towns, roadsides--Florida
  • Safety film negatives.
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)
Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990, photographer
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