Dust, Depression and the New Deal: Life in 1930's
|Date:||October 9, 2014 to February 1, 2015, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
|Venue:||Smoky Hill Museum - 211 W Iron, Salina, Ks|
|Sponsor:||Smoky Hill Museum|
The Depression era, also known as the "Dirty Thirties," was a time of devastating economic and environmental change. For many Americans, the threat of losing their life savings, homes and belongings affected them in a very personal way. In Salina and surrounding communities, local businesses and families were impacted by the dramatic changes of the 1930s. It tells the story of two families -- one rural, one city-dwelling -- and how they adapted to make ends meet.
For more information contact Smoky Hill Museum, 785-309-5776
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