The Four Winds

The Four Winds

Suggested Reading for The Four Winds

American Exodus, The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California. Author: James N. Gregory. Oxford University Press, 1989.

California and the Dust Bowl Migration. Author: Walter J. Stein, Greenwood Press, Inc., 1973

Dark Sweat, White Gold: California Farm Workers, Cotton, and the New Deal. Author: Devra Weber. University of California Press, 1994.

Endangered Dreams: The Great Depression in California. Author:  Kevin Starr. Oxford University Press, 1996.

The Grapes of Wrath. Author: John Steinbeck. 1939.

On the Dirty Plate Trail: Remembering the Dust Bowl Refugee Camps. Texts by Sanora Babb. Photographs by Dorothy Babb. University of Texas Press, 2007.

Whose Names are Unknown. Author: Sanora Babb. University of Oklahoma Press, 2004.

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl. Author: Timothy Egan. Mariner Books, 2006.

The photographs of Dorothea Lange and Arthur Rothstein.

Dust Bowl: A Film by Ken Burns. A Production of Florentine Films and WETA Television. 2012.

Further Reading

A Boyhood in the Dust Bowl, 1926-1934. Author: Allen Rutland. University Press of Colorado. 1995.

A Nation in Torment: The Great American Depression 1929-1939. Author: Edward Robb Ellis. Capricorn Books, New York, 1971.

American Exodus, The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California. Author: James N. Gregory. Oxford University Press, 1989.

An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion. Authors: Dorothea Lange & Paul Taylor. Jean-Michel Place. 1999.

An Owl on Every Post. Author: Sanora Babb. The McCall Publishing Company, 1970.

Black Sunday: The Great Dust Storm of April 14, 1935. Author: Frank L. Stallings, Jr. Eakin Press, An Imprint of Wild Horse Media Group, 2001.

California and the Dust Bowl Migration. Author: Walter J. Stein. Greenwood Press, Inc., 1973.

Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp. Author: Jerry Stanley. Yearling: An imprint of Random House LLC, 1992.

Children of the Dust: An Okie Family Story. Author: Betty Grant Henshaw. Texas Tech University Press, 2006.

Dark Sweat, White Gold: California Farm Workers, Cotton, and the New Deal. Author: Devra Weber. University of California Press. 1994.

The Dirty Days: A Young Girl’s Journey to and from the Oklahoma Dust Bowl. Author: Norma Welty. iUniverse Inc., 2012.

Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits. Author: Linda Gordon. W. W. Norton & Company, 2009.

Down and Out in the Great Depression, Letters from the “Forgotten Man”. Edited by Robert S. McElvaine. The University of North Carolina Press, 1983.

Dust Bowl: A Film by Ken Burns. A Production of Florentine Films and WETA Television. 2012.

The Dust Bowl: Men, Dirt, and Depression. Author: Paul Bonnifield. University of New Mexico. 1979.

Dust Bowl Diary. Author: Ann Marie Low. University of Nebraska Press, 1984.

Dust Bowl Migrants in the American Imagination. Author: Charles J. Shindo. University Press of Kansas, 1997.

Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s. Author: Donald Worster. Oxford University Press, 2004.

Dust Storms and Half Dugouts: A Living History of the Texas Panhandle. Senior Editor: R. T. Lasley. Hometown Memories Publishing Company, 2009.

Endangered Dreams: The Great Depression in California. Author: Kevin Starr. Oxford University Press, 1996.

Farming the Dust Bowl: A First-Hand Account from Kansas. Author Lawrence Svobida. University Press of Kansas, 1968.

The Grapes of Wrath. Steinbeck, John. 1939.

The Golden Bowl (Golden Anniversary Edition). Author: Frederick Manfred. University of New Mexico Press paperback edition, 1976.

The Harvest Gypsies: On the Road to the Grapes of Wrath. Author: John Steinbeck. Introduction by Charles Wollenberg. Heyday and Santa Clara University, 1988.

High Plains Yesterdays: From XIT days through Drouth and Depression. Author: John C. Dawson. Eakin Press, 1985.

Images of America: Dalhart. Author: Robin Scott. Arcadia Publishing, 2011.

Letters from the Dust Bowl. Author: Caroline Henderson. University of Oklahoma Press, 2001.

Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels. Introduction by David Kipen. University of California Press. 2011.

The Months of Rain. Author: Alice Lent Covert. H.C. Kinsey & Company, Inc., 1941.

Nothing to Do but Stay: My Pioneer Mother. Author: Carrie Young. Dell Publishing, 1991.

On the Dirty Plate Trail: Remembering the Dust Bowl Refugee Camps. Texts by Sanora Babb. Photographs by Dorothy Babb. University of Texas Press, 2007.

Out of the Dust. Author: Karen Hesse. Scholastic Inc., 1997.

The Photographs of Arthur Rothstein. Introduction by George Packer. The Library of Congress, 2011.

Return to Dust. Author: Alice Lent Covert. H. C. Kinsey & Company, Inc./J.J. Little & Ives Company. 1939.

Survival in the Storm: The Dust Bowl Diary of Grace Edwards, Dalhart, Texas, 1935. Author: Katelan Janke. Scholastic Inc., New York, 2002.

The Place Beyond the Dust Bowl. Author: Ron Hughart. Bear State Books, 2002, 2003.

Waiting on the Bounty, The Dust Bowl Diary of Mary Knackstedt Dyck. Edited by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg. University of Iowa Press, 1999.

Whose Names are Unknown. Author: Sanora Babb. University of Oklahoma Press, 2004.

Winning the Dust Bowl. Author: Carter Revard. The University of Arizona Press, 2001.

Witnesses to the Struggle: Imaging the 1930s California Labor Movement. Author: Anne Loftis. University of Nevada Press, 1998.

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl. Author: Timothy Egan. Mariner Books, 2006.

The WPA Guide to 1930s Oklahoma, Compiled by the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Oklahoma with a Restored Essay by Angie Debo and a New Introduction by Anne Hodges Morgan. University Press of Kansas, 1986.

Years of Dust: The Story of the Dust Bowl. Author: Albert Marrin. Puffin Books, 2009.