By: Hendrickson, Kenneth D., Jr.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1983. First Edition.:
Seller ID: qms315
Octavo, grey illus. boards (hardcover), 207 pp. Scattered inked marks; otherwise, a very attractive copy with minimal edgewear. From Preface: Although possessed of a colorful past deeply marked by American culture and lore, Olahoma had nevertheless been a state for only twenty-two years when the Great Depression struck. Financial and governmental institutions were still immature and ill-prepared to handle a calamity of such magnitude. Despite these shortcomings, there was no alternative but to make the attempt. The essays in this volume are designed to capture the essence of dustbowl and... View More...