The first government “greener pastures” migration started from northeastern Colorado irrigated lands. More than 100 families were to be moved from “Dust Bowl” lands to the federal project in an effort to provide relief from the Great Depression.
The story continues with the second journal. This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.
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Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today
People gathered at the Main Street Bridge in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to watch the river rise.
Britain, France, Belgium and Italy (the signatories of the Locarno Treaties besides Germany) formally protested the German government’s renunciation of the Locarno Pact. The League of Nations also noted it as a violation of international law.
Germany threatened to enter a state of “honourable isolation” and increase its military presence in the Rhineland if France and Belgium continued to mass troops on their eastern borders