Teaching with Primary Sources

The Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities

Using the Library of Congress to Advantage to Study

The Dust Bowl Era

Caleb Waddell, Grace Jayjack-Ortega, Amie Mullane, Zach Stein,
Brandy Offenback, Michael Vroman, Gabbi Franco, & Sean Kelleher

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Voices from the Dust Bowl Collection

This collection contains photographs, audio recordings, correspondence and documents from the Dust Bowl era.

Men in Recreation Hall

Sample Audio Recordings

Prose Reading from a Farmer

"high way hobo soundbite"

"government camp song"

"cotton-eyed joe"