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Chickasha Project Grass Inspection on Katie Maden's Farm

Description: Photograph of Mr. R. J. Chance, Project Manager, Chickasha, Oklahoma, Mr. Sam Durham, Extension Service Grass Specialist, Mr. Gray, and Mr. Hickey inspecting grass work done by the Chickasha Soil Conservation Service Project near or on Katie Maden's farm. The order of the following men goes from left to right as follows: 1. Mr. R. J. Chance, Project Manager, Chickasha, Oklahoma, 2. Mr. Gray, 3. Mr. Sam Durham, Extension Service Grass Specialist, 4. Mr. Hickey. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Photograph of Mr. R. J. Chance, Project Manager, Chickasha, Oklahoma, Mr. Sam Durham, Extension Service Grass Specialist, Mr. Gray, and Mr. Hickey inspecting grass work done by the Chickasha Soil Conservation Service Project. 40 Acres abandoned field planted to native grass. Field was contour ridged and seeded in Spring of 1936. Picture shows Little Blue Stem planting in Spring of 1937 on ¼ of the field. Special attention is given to tiny seedlings coming from the parent plants the second season. 30# per acres was planted.”
Date: September 20, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Chickasha Project Grass Inspection

Description: Photograph of “Mr. Sam Durham, Extension Service Grass Specialist, inspecting grass work done by the Chickasha, Oklahoma, Soil Conservation Service Project. 40 Acres of abandoned land rededicated to native grasses. This field was contour ridged with 25 ft. intervals and planted 4 kinds of native grasses during spring of 1936. Picture shows 3 year old Side Oat [sic] Grama. Sunflowers indicate locations of the unmowed ridges.”
Date: September 20, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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