California Odyssey: Related Links

Migrant family, Placer County, California
Migrant family, Placer County, California

Dust Bowl Migration Archives at Sonoma State University

This collection was developed and donated by Sonoma State University professor emeritus Gerald Haslam, documents the migration of dust bowl farm workers to California in the 1930s and 1940s. The project archives hold correspondence, stories, music, newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs and camp diaries.

Farm Security Administration–Office of War Information Collections

Images depicting the Great Depression created by U.S. government photographers.

Voices from the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection

Online presentation of an ethnographic field collection documenting the everyday life of residents of migrant work camps in Central California in 1940 and 1941.