Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp Character Descriptions

Jerry Stanley
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Leo Hart

This school counselor obtained permission to built a school exclusively for the children who had migrated to California from the Dust Bowl.

The Okie Kids

These individuals were ridiculed by other students until a school was established solely for them.

Edna Hart

This individual helped her husband organize donation campaigns for the school he founded, cooked meals for the kids, and helped setup the school's cafeteria.

Pete Bancroft

This was the first principal of the Weedpatch School and showed his support for the school by enrolling his own children there.

John Steinbeck

This author visited the Weedpatch Camp in his research for writing The Grapes of Wrath.

Edgar and Myrtle Masters

When these individuals set off for a new life in California, they had four flat tires during the first fifty miles of their journey.

Dewey Russell

This manager of Weedpatch Camp was a good friend...

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