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Joe Wash's Farm Pond

Description: Photograph of Joe Wash's farm stock pond and sodded spillway near Chickasha. The owner sodded and riprapped the dam seen in the background. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Stock pond, sodded spillway [with] dam sodded and riprapped."
Date: July 12, 1939
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Gully Damage

Description: Photograph of Dean James and an UNIDENTIFIED man inspecting a deep grassy gully. It is unknown which man is Dean James and the other UNIDENTIFED man. The back of the photograph proclaims, "I do not know where this was taken but his is Dean James in the picture so it must be between 1935 & 1938."
Date: 1935~/1938~
Creator: George & Son Studio
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

UNIDENTIFIED Farmer With A Improvised Device/Stillwater Project

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFIED farmer using an improvised device harrowing contour furrows. The back of the photograph proclaims, "This shows an ingenious device, improvised by the farmer, doing a good job of harrowing contour furrows after they have been broadcasted to lespedeza and sweet clover. It consists of two moving machine wheels chained together in such a way that one wheel is on each side of the furrow."
Date: April 27, 1937
Creator: Slack, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

A Strip Cropped Field on the Christine Taylor Farm/Muskogee District/Muskogee Project

Description: Photograph of a field on the Christine Taylor farm stripped cropped on the contours with Sudan grass for hay and cotton. A house is in the background. The back of the photograph proclaims, "A field stripped cropped on the contour with Sudan grass for hay and cotton."
Date: May 27, 1936
Creator: Slack
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Mr. Frank Spreading Manure on Contoured Field of Alfalfa/Stillwater Project/Guthrie Camp

Description: Photograph of Mr. Frank, cooperator, with a horse drawn cart, spreading manure on a contour field of alfalfa. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Mr. Frank, Cooperator, spreading manure on a contour field of alfalfa. Taken to illustrate an article by Mr. Ivy M. Howard."
Date: December 3, 1936
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

UNIDENTIFED Farmer Contour Ridging Field/Muskogee Project/Checotah Camp

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFIED farmer with horse drawn equipment constructing contour ridges on 60 acres of land, which is being retired from cultivation. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Farmer constructing contour ridges on 60 acres of land which is being retired from cultivation. This is to be put to Bermuda grass and used for permanent pasture. The ridge are being built with three rounds of long winged Kelly plow."
Date: April 22, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Four UNIDENTIFIED Men Discussing The Benefits of Contour Farming and Crop Rotation/Muskogee District/Muskogee Project

Description: Photograph of three UNIDENTIFED men standing in a contoured field on the John Hancock Life Insurance Co. farm. The back of the photograph proclaims, "SCS Personal explaining contour farming and crop rotation to a colored cooperator."
Date: July 19, 1936
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Earl Smith and an UNIDENTIFIED Man Discussing Advantages of Contour Farming and Strip Cropping on the W. E. Rowsey Farm/Muskogee District/Muskogee Project

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFED man with horse drawn equipment and Earl Smith, SCS Agronomist discussing advantages of contour farming and strip cropping n the W. E. Rowsey farm. People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. UNIDENTIFED, 2. Earl Smith. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Earl Smith, SCS Agronomist discussing advantages of contour farming and strip cropping."
Date: July 19, 1936
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Three UNIDENTIFIED Men Discussing The Benefits of Contour Farming and Crop Rotation/Muskogee District/Muskogee Project

Description: Photograph of three UNIDENTIFED men standing in a contoured field on the John Hancock Life Insurance Co. farm. The back of the photograph proclaims, "SCS Personal explaining contour farming and crop rotation to a colored cooperator."
Date: July 19, 1936
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Dan Yahola Estate Drilling Sudan Grass on the Contour and Terraces/ Muskogee Project

Description: Photograph of two UNIDENTIFIED CCC workers on the Dan Yahola Estate drilling Sudan grass on the contour and terraces with horse drawn equipment. The back of the photograph proclaims, "CCC boys drilling Sudan grass on the contour and on the terraces with small drill for hay and erosion resistant crop."
Date: May 6, 1937
Creator: Slack, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

W. J. Kindley Contour Furrowed Pasture/Pryor Project/Broken Arrow Camp

Description: Photograph of six cows standing and grazing in a newly contoured and furrowed pasture consisting of Lespedeza and Bermudagrass. A barn and two other buildings stand in the background of photograph. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cows grazing on newly contour furrowed pasture. Lespedeza sown between ridges and ridges set to Bermuda. Practice is justified because cows are not materially hurting the Bermuda through overgrazing."
Date: May 22, 1937
Creator: Slack
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

W. J. Kindley’s Contour Furrowed Pasture Follow-Up Picture/Broken Arrow Camp

Description: Photograph of a follow-up picture of Okla-5863. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Follow-up of Okla-5863. Four rounds have been plowed to the original ridge since the first picture was made. Bermuda grass has solidly covered the ridges and has spread somewhat in the intervals. It is planned to have the pasture completely plowed by three years from now. To be followed with progress pictures." A few buildings are in the upper left.
Date: October 29, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Farm Pond Protected by Contour Ridges Sodded to Bermuda/Ardmore Project

Description: Photograph of a farm pond protected by contour ridges sodded to Bermuda six miles north, two miles west of Ardmore. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Farm pond protected by contour ridges on drainage area. Ridges sodded to Bermuda and will be used to rejuvenate pasture."
Date: May 17, 1938
Creator: Slack, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sentinel Camp Pasture Contour Ridges

Description: Photograph of pasture contour ridges from the Sentinel Camp. Several buildings are visible in the background. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Pasture contour ridges showing increased growth along the contours."
Date: January 20, 1939
Creator: Admire, Ira
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sentinel Camp Contour Furrows

Description: Photograph of contour furrows on the Sentinel Camp. A house, barn, and possibly horse are visible in the background. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Contour furrows showing moisture held in furrows."
Date: January 20, 1939
Creator: Admire, Ira
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

UNIDENTIFIED Man Standing in a Parallel Contour Strips on Uniform Slope/Wagoner Camp

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFED man standing in one of the parallel contour strips on uniform slope ten miles northwest of Wagoner. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Parallel contour strips on uniform slope. These strips are to be planted to native grass mixture. To be followed with later pictures."
Date: October 27, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of Large Area Which Adopted Soil Conservation Practices/Muskogee Project

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of treated land in which Soil Conservation practices have been adopted. Note the numerous houses and barns in the lower portion of the photograph and the various shelterbelts throughout this photograph. The back of the photograph proclaims, "3000 feet altitude in airplane. Views of large areas of treated land upon which Soil Conservation practices have been adopted."
Date: May 8, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

UNIDENTIFIED Farmer Mowing Pasture Contour Ridge for Weed Control/Chickasha Project

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFED farmer (possibly D. D. Markham) mowing the pasture contour ridge with horse drawn equipment. Two additional horses are grazing on this field. The back of the photograph proclaims, "The farmer mowing on the pasture contour ridge for weed control."
Date: May 28, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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