Memories of Black Sunday

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Sunday April 14, 1935 the day a wall of black dust smothered the Southern Plains became known as Black Sunday. Memories of Black Sunday features the first hand recollections of area Dust Bowl survivors. They share where they were, what they were doing and how they felt as they witnessed the black duster.


Support provided by the Mary E. Bivins Foundation, Childer's Place, Bfit and Bivins Memorial Nursing Home.

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