life and writings of Caroline Henderson offer one of the more compelling
stories of the American Experience.”
Henderson’s articles during the 1930s gave readers a vivid description
of the dust storms that ravaged the Plains, and helped her fellow citizens
understand many of the problems facing the American farmer. This collection
of letters and articles presents an intimate portrait of her life. Her
writing mirrors her love of the land and the literature that sustained
her as she struggled for survival.
About the Author and Editor
Caroline Henderson (1877-1965) moved to the Oklahoma panhandle in 1907. Alvin O. Turner is Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, East Central University, Ada. He is coauthor of Oklahoma at the Crossroads and the author of Index to Historic Records in Canadian County, Oklahoma.
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