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Pampa, Texas - Dust Blizzard Blots Out Sun; Buries Plants

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

No Sound on Film | c. 1935

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  •  Workers attempt to shield themselves from the dust 
  •  Cars venture out into the dangerous weather 
 
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Newsreel of a dust storm that hit Pampa. This could be the great dust storm that fell on what became known as Black Sunday, April 14, 1935. Musician Woodie Guthrie lived in Pampa at the time and wrote songs about the storm.