The Black Blizzards Of Oklahoma Will Make You Thankful For This Winter

Oklahoma has seen its share of difficult times. From devastating tornadoes to massive dust storms to harsh winters, the Sooner State has taken the brunt of Mother Nature more often than we would like. Although winter can be cold and difficult in Oklahoma, it’s minuscule compared to the dust that devastated parts of the state during the 1930s. Here’s a look back at The Black Blizzards of Oklahoma created by the Smithsonian Channel.

Oklahoma suffered a great deal during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. For a glimpse back at these difficult times, here are 25 Rare Photos Taken In Oklahoma During The Great Depression.