Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Kansas City Children in a Dust Storm


Dust Bowl period photograph of school children in Kansas City during a dust storm on March 22, 1935. The caption reads, "Kansas City, March 22.-Handkerchiefs over faces were recommended by school principals Friday wherever recurrence of the middle west dust storms appeared probable. Pupils thus equipped are shown leaving a grade school when the storm was at its height."

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March 22nd 1935
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Kansas City, MO
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