Black Locust on Strip Mine Dumps

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Photograph of Ned Machado shows an UNIDENTIFED SCS technician his black locust planted on a strip mine dumps. The photograph does not identify the left to right positions of Machado and the UNIDENTIFED SCS technician positions. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Ned Machado shows SCS technician how a tree planting crew and himself set out Black locust on strip mine dumps. The locists [sic] serve for soil protection, wildlife food and shelter and fence posts."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Ball, Lemuel February 17, 1961.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society Collection and was provided by the Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph 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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Photograph of Ned Machado shows an UNIDENTIFED SCS technician his black locust planted on a strip mine dumps. The photograph does not identify the left to right positions of Machado and the UNIDENTIFED SCS technician positions. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Ned Machado shows SCS technician how a tree planting crew and himself set out Black locust on strip mine dumps. The locists [sic] serve for soil protection, wildlife food and shelter and fence posts."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Photographs documenting natural resource conservation efforts in Oklahoma.

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  • February 17, 1961

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  • May 4, 2022, 7:19 a.m.

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Ball, Lemuel. Black Locust on Strip Mine Dumps, photograph, February 17, 1961; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1927001/: accessed August 9, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society.

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