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[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0271]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This main canal of Lugert-Altus irrigation district runs 35 miles from Lake Altus dam, in neighboring Kiowa County, through the heart of Jackson County."
Date: July 14, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0238]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Irrigation wells like the one above, spilling water in to parched ditches on the Nash Bros. farm, southeast of Guymon, soon will dot Texas County."
Date: April 19, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0248]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Just how the drought affected crops in southwestern Oklahoma can be seen on the 160 acre farm of Roy Sanford near Hollis."
Date: October 24, 1952
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0258]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "IRRIGATION WATER from Lake Altus continue to flow into the fields in parched southwestern Oklahoma, where recent rains bought only temporary relief from the drought."
Date: August 3, 1971
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0254]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "From close up, it looks like a tropical river but nothing could be further from the truth in southwestern Oklahoma where high temperatures and recent dry weather have created more desert-like conditions."
Date: June 29, 1980
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0245]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "John Gray, son -in-law of Henry C. Hitch, large landowner near Guymon, stands by while his son, Bradford grabs a refreshing drink of irrigation well water."
Date: April 19, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0241]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Looking at the irrigation well at Hammons are left to right, Henry Jordan, director of soil conservation work unit; Edward Gunter (center) and Doyle Eakin, partners in the well."
Date: October 9, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0250]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "At right, a group of interested farmers inspect the water well irrigation system on the half section of land owned by Bud Culpepper and Marshall Carrell near Duke, a part of the four-county shallow-well irrigation development in southwestern Oklahoma."
Date: November 16, 1949
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0263]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: ". . . While Altus. hot temperatures and dry winds this week forced farmers to begin use of irrigation water from Lake Altus i their cotton and milo fields."
Date: July 6, 1979
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0265]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "IRRIGATION WATER pumped at the rate of 100 acre-feet a day is being released from Lake Altus to fields in the Lugert-Altus irrigation District."
Date: July 27, 1977
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0252]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Water flows through the irrigation ditches of a cotton field southeast of Altus over the weekend as a three-week irrigation run from Lake Altus was opened."
Date: July 20, 1981
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0275.0240]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Charles Curry, left, and Neal Ward, who have successfully operated individual irrigation systems on their farms for eight or nine years in the Hollis area."
Date: July 4, 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society