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August 1936. Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Sequoyah County drought farmers. "Nothing to do," said one of them. "These fellers are goin' to stay right here till they dry up and die." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange

August 1936. Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Sequoyah County drought farmers. "Nothing to do," said one of them. "These fellers are goin' to stay right here till they dry up and die." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange

February 1937. "Missouri family of five, seven months from the drought area. 'Broke, baby sick, car trouble.' U.S. 99 near Tracy, California."

February 1937. "Missouri family of five, seven months from the drought area. 'Broke, baby sick, car trouble.' U.S. 99 near Tracy, California."

A hobo is a migratory worker or homeless vagabond, especially one who is penniless. The term originated in the Western—probably Northwestern—United States during the last decade of the 19th century.[1] Unlike 'tramps', who work only when they are forced to, and 'bums', who do not work at all, 'hobos' are workers who wander.

A hobo is a migratory worker or homeless vagabond, especially one who is penniless. The term originated in the Western—probably Northwestern—United States during the last decade of the 19th century.[1] Unlike 'tramps', who work only when they are forced to, and 'bums', who do not work at all, 'hobos' are workers who wander.

The first woman to run the Boston marathon, and the men trying to pull her off the course.

The first woman to run the Boston marathon, and the men trying to pull her off the course.

As fears of another American Dust Bowl grip vast regions of the country, we look back at a series of rare photos from Oklahoma in the 1940s. Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photos chronicle

As fears of another American Dust Bowl grip vast regions of the country, we look back at a series of rare photos from Oklahoma in the 1940s. Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photos chronicle

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