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SFD (Ca. 1915)

Description: Postcard image of Sapulpa FD with one motorized truck and two teams and wagons lined up on a street in front of a Whole Sale Grocer Co. Fire hydrant in the foreground.
Date: August 21, 2020
Partner: Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum

Profile of Shellabarger Fine Sandy Loam

Description: Photograph of Shellabarger fine sandy loam eight miles SW of Anadarko, on A. C. Truex Farm. A measuring stick is on the left side of the photo. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Shellabarger Fine Sandy Loam.”
Date: July 21, 1967
Creator: Moffatt, H. H.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Black-Eyed Peas Cover Crop

Description: Photograph of a cover crop of black-eyed peas. The back of the photograph proclaims, “blackeyed [sic] peas for a cover crop on land where alfalfa was grown in 1952. Cotton was grown in 1953-54. Class III land, 2% slope, Soil Unit 12. See photo No. Ok-92-10.”
Date: July 21, 1955
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sweetclover Growing on Former Coal Strip Mining Spoil Banks

Description: Photograph of Sweetclover growing on spoil banks left after strip mining of coal. A few trees are also growing in the area. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Sweet clover growing on spoil banks left after strip mining of coal. Leveling of these spoil banks would be more costly than the present value of the land. The clover was airplane seeded to establish some type of vegetation on the banks to build the soil up to where it would support grass. When covered with grass these spoil banks will give limited grazing. Some grass has started to return to this area.”
Date: May 21, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Mesquite Tree Brush Control

Description: Photograph of several dead mesquite trees killed by kerosene for brush control. Several buildings dot the background of the photograph. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Brush Control. Mesquite trees that have been deadened by kerosene poured on the crowns.”
Date: July 21, 1955
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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