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Flooded County Road Near Tucker, Oklahoma

Description: Photograph of a flooded county road near Tucker, which has been blocked for 30 days due to poor drainage. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Flooding. County road blocked by high water. This road has been blocked for 30 days and the water on both sides of the road has not drained or evaporated for 2 years. Cowpeas planted for a green pea crop have been drowned out. Approximately 400 acres of 5 farms affected by water as seen in photograph. Individual farmer can’t do anything successfully about draining his land unless a master drainage plan is developed. Group drainage is needed. Soil units 9 and 15.”
Date: July 24, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Ezee Flow Spreader

Description: Photograph of an Ezee Flow Spreader seeding attachment developed and designed by Lee Carleton, WUC, Talihina, OK, and Ernest Hardesty, Engineer Specialist, Oklahoma City, OK.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pray, H. L.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Ezee Flow Spreader

Description: Photograph of an Ezee Flow Spreader seeding attachment developed and designed by Lee Carleton, WUC, Talihina, OK, and Ernest Hardesty, Engineer Specialist, Oklahoma City, OK.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pray, H. L.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Ezee Flow Spreader

Description: Photograph of an Ezee Flow Spreader seeding attachment developed and designed by Lee Carleton, WUC, Talihina, OK, and Ernest Hardesty, Engineer Specialist, Oklahoma City, OK.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pray, H. L.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of Lee R. Carlton, work Unit Conservationist [WUC], Talihina, examining a field of lovegrass (erogratis curvula) and Sericea lespedeza. The mixture was planted on April 19, 1955 and fertilized with 100 pounds of 10-20-10 and 200 pounds of 0-20-0 fertilizers. Mowed on June 10, 1955 at 15 bales per acre. Potato Hill, 6 d, drouthy soil. This is an introductory planting of weeping lovegrass in this area. It looks promising. OK-72-10.
Date: July 7, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of the baling sericea lespedeza on the Andrew J. Costner farm, 3 miles NW of Heavener, OK. Mr. Costner is a supervisor of the LeFlore County Soil Conservation District. Charles Nobles, custom hay baler, and Roy Erwin, Work Unit Conservationist of the Soil Conservation Service, checking the quality of the sericea lespedeza hay. Twenty acres of sericea lespedeza meadow produced 509 bales of top quality hay. OK-10-873-B.
Date: July 15, 1954
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of bailing sericea lespedeza hay. Mr. Andrew Costner, shown, is the supervisor of the LeFlore County Soil Conservation District. Hay is being baled by Charles Nobles, custom baler. This 20 acres of sericea hay meadow made 509 bales of hay on the first cutting. OK-10-873-A.
Date: July 15, 1954
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of a residential areas were hard hit by flood waters of Mountain Creek. Water stood 8 feet deep around these houses. Land treatment and structural measures to be installed on Caston and Mountain Creek to prevent flooding of agricultural land will help the city residents too. OK-1341-3.
Date: May 22, 1961
Creator: McCollum, W. C.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Shrubs

Description: Photograph of the Arkansas River bottom cotton stalk closeup. More than 100 boles made on this stalk. Crop rotation, soil building crops and fertilizer tell the story. mGood management by the farm boss pays on cotton as well as grass. OK-1482-4.
Date: October 16, 1961
Creator: Ball, Lemuel
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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