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Title Work

Title No: 4881

Title: Dust bowl

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: c1960 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Discusses the factors, such as neglected farm land and poor wages, which resulted in mass migration from the drought-ridden southwest to California."--Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools.

Originally broadcast in 1960 as a segment of the CBS Television program The Twentieth century.

"Discusses the neglect of the land, the neglect of the people who farmed the land, and the exploitation, speculation, and complacency which resulted in a mass migration from the drought-ridden areas of the southwest to California."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 26 min 

Genres: Documentary; Educational

Subjects: Depressions--1929--United States; Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939; Droughts--United States; Dust storms--United States; Great Plains--History; Great plains--Economic conditions; United States--History--1919-1933; United States--History--1933-1945

ProducerBenjamin, Burton
BroadcasterCBS Television Network
NarratorCronkite, Walter
Distribution CompanyMcGraw-Hill Films
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)
DirectorStuart, Mel

Items x1

4881-1Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library

Related Works x1

TypeTitle NoTitle
7334Twentieth century (Television program : 1957-1966)