Construction of flood control dams in the upper reaches of the Salt Creek Watershed project in Pottawatomie County

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This is a film that was produced in 1960 by the USDA Soil Conservation Service (now named the Natural Resources Conservation Service). The 20-minute film shows the construction of flood control dams in the upper reaches of the Salt Creek Watershed project in Pottawatomie County. The dams are located approximately 15 miles northwest of Konawa, Oklahoma. The dams were constructed by the Konawa and Shawnee Conservation Districts with assistance from the USDA Small Watershed Program (Public Law 566).

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1 film (19 min., 44 sec.): si., col ; 8 mm.

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USDA Soil Conservation Service 1960.

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This video is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 516 times, with 512 in the last month. More information about this video can be viewed below.

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Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

The Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society (OCHS) was organized and became a functioning organization in 2018. Partnerships were formalized with the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts (OACD), the Oklahoma Historical Society, the Oklahoma State University Oral History Research Program and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

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This is a film that was produced in 1960 by the USDA Soil Conservation Service (now named the Natural Resources Conservation Service). The 20-minute film shows the construction of flood control dams in the upper reaches of the Salt Creek Watershed project in Pottawatomie County. The dams are located approximately 15 miles northwest of Konawa, Oklahoma. The dams were constructed by the Konawa and Shawnee Conservation Districts with assistance from the USDA Small Watershed Program (Public Law 566).

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1 film (19 min., 44 sec.): si., col ; 8 mm.

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USDA Soil Conservation Service. Construction of flood control dams in the upper reaches of the Salt Creek Watershed project in Pottawatomie County, video, 1960; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1639832/: accessed July 13, 2020), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society.