[ 04/01/2009 to 04/28/2009. ] Memorial Hall Library is honored to host “The Dust Bowl” exhibit from Humanities Texas during the month of April. During the 1930s, the Farm Security Administration photographed families who endured the Dust Bowl, and in the 1970s, Bill Ganzel interviewed the Dust Bowl survivors. This exhibit combines the FSA photographs and the Ganzel interviews to create an eloquent story of human fortitude.
[ 04/07/2009; 1:30 pm; ] The draught of 1931 brought financial and emotional ruin to thousands of families in the Southern Plains. Dust Bowl was America’s worst ecological disaster. Watch the movie, and join in a discussion! Program Location: Andover Senior Center
[ 04/07/2009; 3:45 pm; 04/21/2009; 3:45 pm; ] Developing readers are encouraged to join us for stories and activities based on the themes of the Great Depression and the environment. For kids grades K-1, registration required.
[ 04/07/2009; 7:00 pm; ] Explore the causes and extent of the Great Depression, the ways those years differ from the current economic crisis, and the ways our own efforts to grapple with the crisis reflect the experience of the 1930s.