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300 Bean Pods

Description: Caption says, "A-302 Soy Beans. Showing production of seed. 300 bean pods, two beans per pod. Seed beans averaged 9/16 inch in length. Good variety for production of soy bean seed but of very little value for green manure or hay. Refer to photographs Nos. A-309 and A-294."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Administration Buildings

Description: Caption says, "A-42 Altus Project. Photograph showing the administration section of the rock quarry. The sheet iron building at the left is the new compressor house, the building beyond the new ambulance is the store room and the building to the right is the headquarters building with a new bulletin board to the right of the entrance."
Date: January 16, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

African Millet

Description: Caption says, "A-306 Grain Sorghum, silage crop. African Millet variety. Average height, 6 feet. Chinch bug and drought resistant. Test shows greater drought resistance but less response to irrigation than Atlas Sargo (Photograph No. A-304). Produced 170 pounds per 50 linear feet, one row."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Altus City Park

Description: Caption says, "A-62 Official Photograph. The city park from the southwest section looking north toward the High School and Junior College building. The left foreground section is the gladioli beds and the right section the rose garden."
Date: March 3, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Altus Compress Office

Description: Caption says, "A-57 Altus Project. Office of the Altus Compress with compress showing in the background. Left to right is Mr. Lloyd Rooker, Superintendent and Mr. Ray Vorhies, Cashier of the Altus Compress. The compress is owned by Mr. M. A. Joy. It was built in 1929. The total area owned consists of 40 acres, 13 acres are under construction. The compress is of 100 bales per hour capacity. Storage space will accommodate 16,500 bales."
Date: March 3, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Altus High School

Description: Caption says, "A-66 Official Photograph. The High School and Junior College building taken from the northwest corner of the grounds. A large stadium has been completed in the western section of the school grounds."
Date: March 3, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Arizona Hegira

Description: Caption says, "A-307 Grain Sorghum, Arizona Hegira (High Gear) grain crop, irrigated. Average height, 4-3/4 feet. Resistant to chinch bugs. Average length of head, 14 inches. Test showed variety very slow in maturing. Production record: 46 pounds of heads per 50 linear feet of row, irrigated; 19 pounds of heads per linear feet of row, non-irrigated."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Backfilling Cutoff Trench

Description: Caption says, "Altus Project - Altus, Oklahoma. Dikes, Lugert - No. A-166 Backfilling cutoff trench taken from lower break on east embankment six feet above bottom of cutoff trench. Well point unwatering system in foreground."
Date: July 11, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.

Barn Lot and Russian Thistles

Description: Caption says, "A-48 Altus Project. A Barn lot of a farm on the south border of the N.Y.A. Experimental Plot north of Altus, Oklahoma, owned by Mr. W. M. Vandiver. Scenes such as this may be anywhere in the valley. Russian thistles are stopped by fence lines, farm impliments, and other obstacles in the path large enough to hold them."
Date: January 27, 1941
Creator: Breitenstein, Frank C.
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