National Geographic : 1941 Mar
Photograph by George L. Risen The Terrifying Approach of a Dust Storm at Hooker It looks like smoke from an oil field fire, or even an awful cyclone. In a few minutes the town will be dark as midnight. Millions of tons of topsoil have been swept from western farms by these suffocating disasters. Photograph from The College Studio It Took the WholeTown toCatch This Greased Pig Since pioneer days, "chasing thegreased pig" hasbeen popular sport at country fairs, picnics, and Fourth ofJuly celebrations. Here aTahlequah winner holds the exhausted sow inhislap!