Antedating of "Dust Bowl"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Apr 16 11:07:44 UTC 2014

dust bowl (OED 1936)

1935 _Trenton Evening Times_ 17 Apr. [dated 18 Apr. by America's Historical Newspapers] 4/1 (America's Historical Newspapers)  Farmers and stockmen of the nation's dust bowl looked hopefully today for a share of the Spring rains which were falling on nearly all sides of the sector, Associated Press dispatches say.

Fred Shapiro

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