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Conservation Planning

Description: Photograph of a 280-ton electrically operated dredging machine operated by the Garland Coal Co., 7 miles northeast of Stigler, Oklahoma. The dredging machne bucket holds 34 cubic yards of material. The machine can strip on over-burden to a depth of 90 feet.
Date: March 30, 1967
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Watershed, Flood Waters Sans Bois Creek

Description: Photograph of Cecil Presfield driving amphibious car returning Mrs. Jim Presfield home from work along with the Presfield children and neighbos Dan Condo's children home from school. During floods Sans Bois Creek overflows into the Grassy Lake area cutting off all access roads. They must use boat, amphicar, or horses to cross the 10 to 12 feet of water over the roads. Presfield has 500 acres, most in Sans Bois bottom. He lost 2 calves in this flood. In the last previous flood he lost 8 head from pneumonia after swimming out to high ground.
Date: May 15, 1968
Creator: Banks, Herbert J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Ladino Clover

Description: Photograph of Ladino clover planted, September 1944 at a rate of 5 pounds per acre, fertilized with 300 pounds phosphate per acre. Is being saved for seed. OK-9187.
Date: July 11, 1946
Creator: Jenkins, Elvin W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Coastal Bermuda

Description: Photograph of Coastal Bermuda set late June, 1957. Growth resulting from lultivation. Runners covered in furrows will become winter hardy and provide root stock for quick cover secceeding year.
Date: September 8, 1957
Creator: McCollum, W. C.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Rabbit Traps Made of Logs

Description: Photograph of rabbit traps made of logs. Hundreds of traps of this type were used last winter for commercial rabbit trapping. Many of the farmers depend heavily on the income derived from rabbit trapping. The rabbits sold for 10 cents each. Mr. Lafaye caught over 300 rabbits before Christmas
Date: January 15, 1939
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Farm Children with Rabbit

Description: Photograph of two farm children, Ella Mae Moore, 8 years old and Vernon Moore, 6 years old, with rabbit taken from one of the gums regularly run by these clildren.
Date: January 15, 1939
Creator: Hurd, M. A.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Quail Census

Description: Photograph of "Wild Tribe" at point on single quail. Quail census being taken of wildlife areas on B. Prentice farm.
Date: November 15, 1938
Creator: Hurd, M. A.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Catch of Fur Bearers

Description: Photograph of 72 skins (69 opossum and 3 skunk) representing all but 39 of Walter Holloway's catch of fur bearers between Dec. 1 and Dec. 16, inclusive.
Date: December 17, 1938
Creator: Hurd, M. A.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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