California Odyssey: Articles

Articles About the Dust Bowl Migrant Experience

A School of Their Own: Educating Okie Children in 1930s California

Near Tulare, California
Near Tulare, California

A “Flat Tired People.” The Health of California’s Okies During the 1930s

Each article in the Special Topic series introduces the reader to a specific aspect of the Dust Bowl migrant experience. Interwoven into each article are key primary and secondary documents as well as excerpts from the migrant interviews that are part of the California Odyssey oral history project.

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