Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "SNAKES ALIVE! H.H. Tomlinson of Watonga shows the proper technique in holding a live Rattlesnake by the "business end."
Article discusses the establishment of the state park system of Oklahoma along with its roots in New Deal policies. Suzanne H. Schrems explores how the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps provided employment opportunities to jobless young men in the 1930s and revitalized Oklahoma's land.