2,009 Matching Results

Search Results

Advanced search parameters have been applied.

Beaver, 1914

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Beaver in Beaver County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: May 1914
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Beaver, 1906

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Beaver in Beaver County, Oklahoma Territory, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: February 1906
Creator: OK & I.T. Inspection Bureau
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Beaver, 1906

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Beaver in Beaver County, Oklahoma Territory, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: February 1906
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Beaver, 1903

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Beaver in Beaver County, Oklahoma Territory, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: October 1903
Creator: Oklahoma Inspection Bureau
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Soil Conditions

Description: Photograph of SCS Technician A. T. Elder shows part of long taproot of this 3 year old alfalfa. Moisture was found in soil at depth of 2 inches. Elder dug down 17 inches to get plant out and moisture was still present. Area has had less than 2 inches of rain since November 1952.
Date: April 21, 1953
Creator: Fox, Lester
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Bindweed Control

Description: Photograph of Ted Lehman, WJC, and Bill Storm, County Agent, examining an area treated for bindweed. Farmer applied Boroacu at the rate of 2300 pounds per acre in the Spring of 1953. A good kill was received except around the edges. Note size of area that has been out of production for three years. Bindweed is considered a serious problem in some areas of the High Plains. OK-138-4.
Date: August 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Farming Equipment and Methods

Description: Photograph of land plowed in preparation for fall seeding. This operation of pulling a section harrow over land further reduces the size of clods, increasing the wind erosion hazards. Too much tillage is a problem that must be overcome in combatting wind erosion. Ted Lehman, WUC [Water Usage and Conservation] of Beaver, Oklahoma, says this is the "powder keg for blowing." OK-138-5.
Date: August 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Farming Equipment and Methods

Description: Photograph of land plowed in preparation for fall seeding. This operation of pulling a section harrow over land further reduces the size of clods, increasing the wind erosion hazards. Too much tillage is a problem that must be overcome in combatting wind erosion. Ted Lehman, WUC [Water Usage and Conservation] of Beaver, Oklahoma, says this is the "powder keg for blowing." OK-138-5.
Date: August 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Effectiveness of Conservation Tillage

Description: Photograph of SCS Technician A.T. Elder noting effectiveness of conservation tillage methods (using residue and leaving surface cloddy) in controlling wind erosion and getting good stand fo wheat. Wheat now needs rain for sustained growth, locality having enfured long, severe drought.
Date: April 21, 1953
Creator: Fox, Lester
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
Back to Top of Screen