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Cecil Drummond's Cattle Standing in a Field

Description: Photograph of a large herd of cattle brought in from the bluestem hills. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cattle being brought in from the grass rich bluestem hills to separate weaned calves from cows. Note good grass."
Date: October 30, 1951
Creator: Tompkins, Gordon
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 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

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

Two Cows on Brush Controlled Shallow Savannah Site in Excellent Condition

Description: Photograph of two cows in a brush controlled shallow savannah site in excellent condition. It was sprayed with 2-4-5-T in 1956 & 1957. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Brush Control. Excellent condition. Shallow savannah site. Sprayed in 56 and 57 with 2-4-5-T."
Date: September 29, 1960
Creator: Bryan, Hugo
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Dave German Repairing A District Bermudagrass Planter

Description: Photograph of Dave German repairing a district Bermudagrass planter at the Osage District Workshop. The back of the photograph proclaims, "District Operation. Dave German, District Manager, reparing [sic] a district Bermudagrass planter. Notice schedule board on left and fertilizer supply for emergency use. An office area yet unfinished will be modern."
Date: April 17, 1958
Creator: Chance, R. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

R. O. Higdon’s Farm Layout

Description: Photograph of the farm layout of R. O. Higdon's land. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Farm Layout. Headquarters, registered cattle and old terraced fields now established in Bermudagrass. Bluestem hills sits in background showing excellent condition range also some very shallow sites along the escarpments."
Date: May 21, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Claud A. Tapp's Osage Indian Ranch Homestead

Description: Photograph of Claud A. Tapp's Osage Indian Ranch Homestead. The photograph shows Tapp's headquarters, Angus cattle, dairy cows, and Indian ponies grazing on vetch and rye, and stockwater and oil well being drilled. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Ranch Homestead. Osage Indian homestead purchased 3 years ago by Mr. Tapp showing headquarters, cover crop of vetch and rye being grazed by Angus and some dairy cattle. In foreground are some typical Indian ponies grazing on excellent condition natural grass. In background is a stockwater pond and oil well being drilled. Cover crop is pretreatment for Bermudagrass sprigging in 1958."
Date: May 21, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Dale Neighbors and Jack Gaffney Unloading Sideoats Grass Seed from a Truck

Description: Photograph of Dale Neighbors and Jack Gaffney unloading sideoats grass seed from a truck in order to spread it out to dry. People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. Dale Neighbors, 2. Jack Gaffney. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Unloading a truck filled with sideoats grass seed fresh from the combines. On the ground is Dale Neighbors; Jack Gaffney is in the truck. Both men are working for the Soil Conservation Service and live in Pawhuska. The seed is being spread out to dry."
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: John Schieber, combine driver, and 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

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: Fred Pangburn, Dale Neighbors, and 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 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: Fred Pangburn, Dale Neighbors, and 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

John Schieber and Dick Whetsell Harvesting Sideoats Grama Grass on the Foreman Faulkner Ranch

Description: Photograph of combine driver John Schieber and range conservationist for the Soil Conservation Service at Pawhuska Dick Whetsell harvesting sideoats grama grass with a John Deere combine on Foreman Faulkner Ranch. People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. John Schieber, 2. Dick Whetsell. The back of the photograph proclaims, "John Schieber, combine driver, and Dick Whetsell, range conservationist for the Soil Conservation Service at Pawhuska, in the sideoats grama grass harvest. Yields here averaged 25 to 40 pounds to the acre. The work was done under contract with the Soil Conservation Service."
Date: August 25, 1948
Creator: Reid, Louis
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Jim Greer Harvesting Sideoats Grama With a Self-Propelled Combine on the Foreman Faulkner Ranch

Description: Photograph of Jim Greer harvesting sideoats grama with a self-propelled combine on the Foreman Faulkner Ranch. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Jim Greer of Red Rock harvests side oats [sic] grama with a self-propelled combine. Yields averaged 25 to 40 pounds to the acre. The work was done under contract with the Soil Conservation Service. The Seed is to be planted into the Washita River watershed as part of the flood control project in progress there."
Date: August 25, 1948
Creator: Reid, Louis
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

Outside View of Osage Park Fair Grounds Building Turned Temporary Seed Drying Facility

Description: Photograph of a fair grounds building four miles south of Pawhuska used as a place where the Soil Conservation Service is spreading native grass seed to dry during the fall harvest. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Building where the Soil Conservation Service spread native grass seed to dry during the fall harvest."
Date: August 25, 1948
Creator: Reid, Louis
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cecil Drummond Inspecting His Field

Description: Photograph of Cecil Drummond examining part of his 80-acre field seeded to native bluegrass mixture. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cecil Drummond, father of Jack and Gant Drummond, examines portion of an 80-acre field seeded to native bluestem grass mixture on May 20, 1949. They find best results come from plowing, disking, harrowing and cultipacking, then planting. Seeding rate here was 12-14 pounds an acre. Weeds were clipped once in 1949 and once in 1950. Planting protected from grassing during growing seasons of 1949-50-51, grazed lightly during winter months. III - high good range condition."
Date: October 30, 1951
Creator: Tompkins, Gordon
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cecil Drummond Inspecting His Field

Description: Photograph of Cecil Drummond examining part of his 80-acre field seeded to native bluegrass mixture. The original photograph sleeve proclaims, "Cecil Drummond, father of Jack and Gant Drummond, examines portion of an 80-acre field seeded to native bluestem grass mixture on May 20, 1949. They find best results come from plowing, disking, harrowing and cultipacking, then planting. Seeding rate here was 12-14 pounds an acre. Weeds were clipped once in 1949 and once in 1950. Planting protected from grassing during growing seasons of 1949-50-51, grazed lightly during winter months. III - high good range condition."
Date: October 30, 1951
Creator: Tompkins, Gordon
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cecil Drummond's Cattle Standing in a Field

Description: Photograph of close-up view of Cecil Drummond's cattle standing in one of his fields. The original photograph sleeve proclaims, "Grass-fat Hereford steers. Cecil Drummond and his three rancher sons have found that correct stocking means improved range condition and more beef per acre. On their best range, the Drummonds stock a cow and a calf to every eight acres yearlong in a good grass year."
Date: October 30, 1951
Creator: Tompkins, Gordon
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cecil Drummond's Cattle Standing in a Field

Description: Photograph of a large herd of cattle brought in from the bluestem hills. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cattle being brought in from the grass rich bluestem hills to separate weaned calves from cows. Note good grass."
Date: October 30, 1951
Creator: Tompkins, Gordon
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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