Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "On his tour of Drouth and dust bowl area, secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson is shown in shirt sleeves, standing beside a farm house which was completely abandoned by the B. L. Witcher family because of drouth and drifting sands."
Date: April 28, 1955
Creator: International News Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society