The Dust Bowl

In the 1930s, photographers working for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) captured unforgettable images of human fortitude and despair in the face of calamity. Nebraska photographer Bill Ganzel set out in the late 1970s to find and re-photograph Dust Bowl survivors for a book and exhibition. This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition combines the FSA photographs and Ganzel’s interviews to create an eloquent story of human fortitude. For more information, contact the Spellman Museum of Forney History.

May 30 – June 30, 2018
Spellman Museum of Forney History
200 S, Bois d'Arc
Forney, TX 75126


Map of event location
Fleeing a Dust Storm, Cimarron County, OK, 1936, by Arthur Rothsein.