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Documenting Disaster: Dorothea Lange’s Photographs of the Dust Bowl | BRIdge from the Past

Starting in 1931, a long drought and high temperatures in the Great Plains triggered a disaster commonly referred to as The Dust Bowl. In this video, Mary looks at photographs by photographer Dorothea Lange documenting this challenging time. How can images give us an understanding not only of an event but of the men and women who lived through it?