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    Located in Colorado's southeastern corner, Baca County covers 2,557 square miles. An agricultural county, Baca County was hit hard during the Dust Bowl (1934-40).
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References: 

Baca County, Colorado, “About Us.”

“Baca County,” Colorado County Histories Notebook (Denver: History Colorado, 1989–99).

Baca County, Colorado,” Southeast Colorado Heritage.

William P. Browne and John Dinse, “The Emergence of the American Agriculture Movement, 1977–1979,” Great Plains Quarterly (Lincoln: Center for Great Plains Studies, October 1985).

Joey Bunch, “For Southeast Colorado, a New Dust Bowl Is Blowing In,” Denver Post, April 6, 2014.

Pekka Hamalainen, The Comanche Empire (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008).

“Panel 1: The Dust Bowl,” History Colorado, Historic Marker Text.

Springfield, Colorado – History,” Springfield, Colorado.

Additional Information: 

USDA Forest Service, “Comanche National Grassland.

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