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Angus Cattle Grazing on Rye, Austrian Winter Peas, and Volunteer Vetch

Description: Photograph of nine Angus cows grazing on rye, Austrian winter peas, and volunteer vetch in a pecan orchard. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Angus cattle grazing on rye, Austrian winter peas, and some volunteer vetch. Crop growing in pecan orchard. Field has been well ferilized [sic].”
Date: April 25, 1967
Creator: Hager, P. E.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Hogshooter Creek Salt Water Pollution

Description: Photograph of Salt water spraying from a salt water line and killing the vegetation on a large area near the Jack Cochran farm north of Oglesby. The Saltwater is also running into Hogshooter Creek and polluting the stream. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Salt water spraying from a salt water line and killing the vegetation on a large area. Also is running into Hog-shooter Creek and polluting the stream.”
Date: August 25, 1971
Creator: Wood, Calvin L.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Hogshooter Creek Salt Water Pollution

Description: Photograph of Salt water spraying from a salt water line and killing the vegetation on a large area near the Jack Cochran farm north of Oglesby. The Saltwater is also running into Hogshooter Creek and polluting the stream. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Salt water spraying from a salt water line and killing the vegetation on a large area. Also is running into Hog-shooter Creek and polluting the stream.”
Date: August 25, 1971
Creator: Wood, Calvin L.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Jim Wolfe Farm Loamy Prairie Range

Description: Photograph of David Ankle, Range Conservationist, looking at a loamy prairie range site, which is in excellent condition on the Jim Wolfe Farm. The back of the photograph proclaims, “A loamy prairie range sit in excellent condition.”
Date: March 25, 1971
Creator: Thomas, James W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Ionine Watershed Critical Area Gully

Description: Photograph of a large gully with a fence sitting in the middle, which was originally on solid ground. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Fence seen hanging in center of picture was on solid ground beside a section line road approximately two years ago. Erosion has eaten back this distance. Trees have been planted for critical area, and Gully plugs are under construction.”
Date: August 25, 1962
Creator: Leonard, Claude
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

W. O. Lawson Agricultural Number 291 Vetch, Rye, and Hay Pasture

Description: Photograph of cropland producing vetch and rye pasture and hay, with Lawson, a horse drawn team, and two UNIDENTIFIED neighbors putting up hay in stacks. The back of the photograph proclaims, “The back of the photograph proclaims, “Cropland producing vetch and rye pasture and hay. Lawson and neighbors putting up hay in stacks. Post lot shown in background.” Photograph does not specify who or where Lawson is in said photograph.
Date: July 25, 1955
Creator: Chance, R. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Big Bluestem and Other Miscellaneous Grasses

Description: Photograph of an excellent stand of big bluestem grass. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Excellent stand of big bluestem grass. Note a native legume at the lower left. Some Indiangrass and little bluestem was also in this mixture.”
Date: August 25, 1948
Creator: Reid, Louis
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sideoats Grama Grass Cleaning

Description: Photograph of Fred Pangburn, Dale Neighbors, and Jack Gaffney running sideoats grama grass through a scalper to clean out trash. People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. Fred Pangburn, 2. Dale Neighbors, 3. Jack Gaffney. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Running sideoats grama grass material through a scalper to clean out trash. In the background are sacks of the seed. Left to right in the picture are Fred Pangburn, Dale Neighbors and Jack Gaffney, all of Pawhuska. All through the harvest these boys worked as temporary Soil Conservation Service employes [sic].”
Date: August 25, 1948
Creator: Reid, Louis
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sideoats Grama Grass Seed Harvesting

Description: Photograph of John Schieber, combine driver, and Dick Whetsell, Soil Conservation Service range conservationist using a John Deere combine to harvest sideoats grama seeds. People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. John Schieber, combine driver, 2. Dick Whetsell, Soil Conservation Service range conservationist. The back of the photograph proclaims, “John Schieber, combine driver, and Dick Whetsell, Soil Conservation Service range conservationist. Note the seed heads of sideoats grama grass in front of the combine. The harvest was done under contract with the Soil Conservation Service.”
Date: August 25, 1948
Creator: Reid, Louis
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Two UNIDENTIFIED Men Cutting Volunteer Oats on a Terrace With a Binder/Ardmore Project

Description: Photograph of two UNIDENTIFIED men on horse drawn equipment cutting volunteer oats on a steep terrace. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Cutting volunteer oats on a terrace which was not worked down after completion and is obviously steep. This shows that small grain can be harvested on terraces even though they are steep and high. These terraces were built a year ago.”
Date: May 25, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Pipe Discharge From Stockwater Pond

Description: Photograph of "SCS Technician Don Hamill viewing full pipe discharge from stockwater pond that has detention storage of flood water designed to protect cropland and roads below the structure.”
Date: August 25, 1959
Creator: Bryan, Hugo
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Angus Heifers on Weeping Lovegrass Pasture

Description: Photograph of a large herd of Angus Heifers grazing upon a pasture of weeping lovegrass. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Angus Heifers grazing weeping lovegrass that was burned off. 500 heifers grazed 80 acres for 2 weeks.”
Date: May 25, 1962
Creator: Wall, R. N.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Field Preparation for Fall Seeding

Description: Photograph of tractor plowing the land for fall seeding in Beaver County. The back of the photograph proclaims, “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 hazard. Too much tillage is a problem that must be overcome in combating wind erosion. Ted Lehman, WUC Beaver City, says this is a “powder ker [sic] for blowing.”
Date: August 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Culbertson-Hansbro Ranch Sheep Herd

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFED man on the Culbertson-Hansbro Ranch surrounded by a flock of sheep. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Portion of herd of sheep that graze on Bermuda pastures on Culbertson-Hansbro Ranch and help in weed control.”
Date: September 25, 1941
Creator: Jenkins, E. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Contoured and Terraced Wheat Field

Description: Photograph of the west side of State Highway 54. The wheat on this field was planted on the contour with ridges. The back of the photograph proclaims, “West side of S. H. 54. Wheat planted on contour with terraces. This field was subjected to an excess of 6-inch rainstorm. No soil loss nor damage to the crop.”
Date: August 25, 1959
Creator: Bryan, Hugo
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Brillion Seeder used to plant weeping Lovegrass used on Wind Strip & Rotation Hay and Pasture

Description: Photograph of a Brillion Seeder used to plant weeping lovegrass strip on 7x AB Pratt, Fine Sandy Loam after soil was prepared with a rod weeder and chisel type machine. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Wind Strip & Rotation Hay and Pasture. Pasture strip on 7x AB Pratt, Fine Sandy Loam showing Brillion Seeder which was used to plant the weeping lovegrass strip after soil was prepared with a rod weeder and chisel type machine.”
Date: July 25, 1959
Creator: Chance, R. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cecil Reinhart Wind Strip & Rotation Hay and Pasture

Description: Photograph of Cecil Reinhart kneeling in a four acre strip of weeping lovegrass used as wind-strip and rotation hay and pasture on 7x AB Pratt fine sandy loam soil. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Rotation Hay and Pasture. 4 acre strip of weeping lovegrass used as wind-strip and rotation hay and pasture on 7x AB Pratt fine sandy loam soil. Reinhart harvests seed and pastures these strips in the winter with small grain and vetch. Seed harvested 6/20/59 yielded 800 lb. seed on the 4 acres. After 5 years the strips are plowed up and other strips are seeded to control wind erosion.”
Date: July 25, 1959
Creator: Chance, R. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Stilwell Silt Loam Soil Profile

Description: Photograph of a soil profile of Stilwell silt loam, 0-1% slopes ½ miles east of Proctor, Oklahoma. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Soil profile of Stilwell silt loam, 0-1% slopes. A deep medium textured terrace soil occurring extensively along creeks and streams.”
Date: April 25, 1961
Creator: Bryan, Hugo
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Recreational Benefits Featured At Colbert Creek Site Number 2

Description: Photograph of 23+ UNIDENTIFIED people enjoying the recreational benefits of Site Number 2 Colbert Creek. Activities featured in this photograph include skiing, boating, and sunbathing. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Watershed – Benefits. Site No. 2, Colbert Creek. Seven boats were unloaded on this day, and it is not unusual to see 8 to 10 on week days. Fifty people were enjoying the recreational benefits on this particular day. Water skiing was the outstanding activity of the day. Good fishing is enhoyed [sic] during week days when skiing activities slow down. 46 surface acres are impounded behind this structure. The operator of the farm charges $1.00 per car and uses honor system for depositing money in box when entering the lake area.”
Date: July 25, 1962
Creator: Fortney, Fred J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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