Great Depression, 1930s

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The Texas Experience - Waylon Jennings Presents Bonnie and Clyde
Waylon Jennings presents the history and legend of gangsters Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow
The Rural Community Work Center, Reel 2
This silent footage shows people selected from relief roles working at community work centers under the a...
The Rural Community Work Center, Reel 1
This silent footage shows people selected from relief roles working at community work centers under the a...
Reinforcements by Air and Rail Swell Bonus Army Ranks
Using all manner of transportation, including El Paso Bonus Army airplanes, WWI veterans travel en masse ...
Faces of Amarillo No. 5 - Depression (1987)
Segment of documentary series reviewing how Amarillo fared during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl
FDR Battles Big Tarpon (1937)
Newsreel footage of President Franklin D. Roosevelt fishing off the Texas Gulf Coast
Dalhart Dust Storm
Silent newsreel footage of massive dust storms inundating the panhandle town of Dalhart.
Civilian Conservation Corps Fights Erosion
A look at the 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps working to alleviate soil erosion on farmland.
Black Blizzard
Footage of massive dust storm that covers crop lands, incapacitates farming equipment, and forces people ...
Black Blizzards Rage Again Over the Southwest
Newsreel footage of dust covering agricultural land and crops, bringing farming work to a stand still.
Better Housing News Flashes No. 9 aka Low Price Homes
A federal government film advocating the benefits of home ownership.
$10,000,000 Snow Blanket Covers Texas Dust Bowl
Newsreel footage of much-needed snow in the panhandle during the Dust Bowl