Photo Details

A dust storm in Lubbock Texas during the era of the Dust Bowl - May of 1939. This photo was taken by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration, which paid many photographers to document this era and its effects.

Part of the U.S. Library of Congress's Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

in Lubbock, Texas United States of America
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986, photographer
  • Safety film negatives.
  • 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
  • Film copy on SIS roll 23, frame 182.


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