50 Most Powerful Photos in American History

This photo was taken in Cimarron County, Oklahoma. Wikimedia Commons

OKLAHOMA: A father and his sons walking in a dust storm (1936)

In the 1930s, a series of severe dust storms — known as the Dust Bowl— ravaged across the Great Plains in America. The Panhandle area in Oklahoma was hit the hardest as farmers and their families endured a decade of drought, high winds, and ecological disaster.

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