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Author Shindo, Charles J.

Title Dust bowl migrants in the American imagination / Charles J. Shindo.

Imprint Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  700.10309 Sh63d c.2  ---  Available
 Axe Kansas Collection  700.10309 Sh63d    ---  Lib Use Only
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  700.10309 Sh63d c.3  ---  Lib Use Only
Description xv, 252 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Rural America
Rural America (Lawrence, Kan.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-246) and index.
Contents Displaced voices : the migrants as American victims -- The ideals of American democracy : New Deal reformers and the migrant -- The passion and the humanity : Dorothea Lange and Migrant worker -- The perfectibility of man : John Steinbeck and the Grapes of Wrath -- Photo essay : Introducing Americans to America : the image of the migrants -- The world-old desire to tell a story : John Ford and The Grapes of Wrath -- The things that you fight for : Woody Guthrie and the Dust Bowl Ballads -- The uses of American culture : folklorists and the migrant -- The Ghost of Tom Joad : the persistence of Dust Bow representations --
Subject Migrant agricultural laborers in art.
Arts, American.
Arts, Modern -- 20th century
Migrant agricultural laborers -- History.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States
Dust storms -- Great Plains.
Labor camps -- California.
Droughts -- Great Plains.
Great Plains -- Rural conditions.
California -- Rural conditions.
ISBN 0700608109 (alk. paper)

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