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Ladino Clover and Oats

Description: Photograph of a R. C. Lindsey kneeling in a field of Ladino clover and oats. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Ladino clover covers the ground as Lindsey kneels to examine it. The surrounding crop is oats.”
Date: May 26, 1947
Creator: Reid, Louis
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Herefords Grazing Weeping Lovegrass

Description: Photograph of “Herefords grazing weeping lovegrass on a 5 year old seeding.”
Date: March 6, 1961
Creator: Wall, R. N.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Shortleaf Pine, Mulberry, Black Locust, Cottonwood, Blackberry and Weeds Growing on Strip Pit and Spoils Bank

Description: Photograph of a Strip pit and spoils bank covered by multiple kinds of vegetation. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Strip pit and spoils bank planted in shortleaf pine, mulberry and black locust on raw banks. Also cottonwood, blackberry and weeds volunteering. Used for wildlife cover – song birds, quail, rabbit and crows.”
Date: November 15, 1955
Creator: Hurd & Moreland
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Crop-Rotated Field of Grain Sorghum

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFIED man standing in a crop-rotated field of grain sorghum. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Grain sorghum in a crop rotation program. Yield is expected to reach 80 to 90 bushels per year. Irrigated two times in summer of 1958. Sorghum to followed with alfalfa – 1959 & 1960.”
Date: September 10, 1958
Creator: Elder, A. T.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of Two Farm Ponds and Terraces/Ardmore Project/Konawa Camp

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of two farm ponds, terraces, a road, and a few buildings. The back of the photograph proclaims, “This picture shows two farm ponds, constructed by the land owner and protected by rip-rapping. The rip-rapping and outlets were provided by the service. The upper pond is approximately 10 acre feet and was constructed for use as a silting basin, for the lower pond. The lower part of the picture shows terraces and outlet ditches. Terraces are level. The old terraces can b… more
Date: September 30, 1936
Creator: Slack
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of Erosion Control on Two Farms/Ardmore Project/Konawa Camp

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of erosion control on two farms. The back of the photograph proclaims, “This picture shows two farms on which erosion control is practiced to a large extent. There are two farm ponds shown here in which the water is supplied by excess drainage from the level terraces fields. Note the terrace channels filled with water from a heavy rain the night before.”
Date: September 30, 1936
Creator: Slack
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of Two Farm Ponds/Ardmore Project/Konawa Camp

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of two farm ponds and some white spots indicating alkaline conditions caused by erosion. A road spans the bottom corner of the photograph, while a farm is near the top left. The back of the photograph proclaims, “This picture shows two farm ponds which were built by the landowner and rip-rapped by the landowner. The upper pond is used as a silting basin for the lower pond. Immediately above the pond there are some white spots which are an indication of alkaline cond… more
Date: September 30, 1936
Creator: Slack
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Shorthorn Cattle on Improved Pasture

Description: Photograph of 18+ heads of milking shorthorn cattle on an improved pasture consisting of Bermuda, ladino clover, Korean lespedeza, and yellow hop clover. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Improved Pasture. Bermudagrass pasture planted in the spring of 1952. Fertilized with 100 pounds of 21-53-0 in the fall of 1952. In 1953 100 pounds of 0-60-0 was applied. At time of sprigging 25 tons of lime and 1000 pounds of Rock Phosphate were applied. In 1955, Mr. Boetto pastured 34 head of milking sh… more
Date: May 22, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Charles Freeman and Two UNIDENTIFIED State Game and Fish Dept. Technicians Checking a Net In a Fishpond

Description: Photograph of Charles Freeman and two UNIDENTIFIED State Game and Fish Dept. technicians checking their fish net to check size, kind, and number of fish in this fishpond. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Charles Freeman paddling boat for State Game and Fish Dept. technicians who are checking their net used to trap fish for purpose of determining kind, size and number of fish in large stockwater pond on their ranch.”
Date: May 10, 1962
Creator: Tarrant, Charles
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Pond Construction Three Miles North of Harrah

Description: Photograph of “John C. Craft, Soil Conservation Service, Engineering Aid, watching Hap Ray, contractor fill core trench for farm pond.” People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. Hap Ray, 2. John C. Craft.
Date: May 23, 1956
Creator: Clark, Floyd W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cotton Field Enclosed in Effective Windbreaks on Frank Babeck's Farm

Description: Photograph of John Logan, Farm Forester, and his dog kneeling in a forty-acre cotton field enclosed by effective windbreaks on Frank Babeck's farm. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Forty-Acre cotton field enclosed by effective windbreaks. This is on the Frank Babeck farm 3 miles East of Willow, Okla. John Logan, Farm Forester, is the man in the picture.”
Date: September 27, 1949
Creator: Postlethwaite, Hermann
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Lovegrass Soil Improvement on H. E. Blalock's Land

Description: Photograph of “SCS Technician John Worthy showing H. E. Blalock how lovegrass improves the soil condition. This farm is located south of Elmore City.” People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. H. E. Blalock, 2. John Worthy.
Date: July 12, 1959
Creator: Lowe, Sam D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

First Year Certified Sand Bluestem

Description: Photograph of Paul Nelson and Earl Hewitt, SCD Technicians, examining a field of certified sand bluestem. The photograph does not distinguish the left to right order of Paul Nelson and Earl Hewitt. The back of the photograph proclaims, “SCD Technicians Paul Nelson and Earl Hewitt observe first years growth of certified sand bluestem planted in 1959.”
Date: September 16, 1959
Creator: Bryan, Hugo
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Bermudagrass and Legumes on Robson Ranch Strip Mine Spoils

Description: Photograph of Warren McCarty, SCS, standing on a strip mine spoils on the Robson Ranch covered in common Bermudagrass. In the photograph, McCarthy is pointing out the spreading of native legumes. A few buildings are located on the left side of the photograph. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Common Bermudagrass on strip mine spoils on the Robson Ranch. Sodded in 1949 with sprigs by hand. Warren McCarty, SCS in picture showing natural spreading of native legumes.”
Date: May 18, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Site 18 Mill Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Site 18 Mill Creek and the surrounding area. The back of the photograph proclaims, “The dam was completed late in the fall of 1949. In this the permanent pool lacks approximately 4’ of being up to the lip of the drop-inlet riser.”
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Mill Creek Watershed #59 Sites 12 & 11 (Above)

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Mill Creek Watershed #59 Site 12 (foreground) Site 11 (background), and the surrounding area. The back of the photograph proclaims, “(Old plan, North Mill, Sites 3 and 2 (above). Site 3 – Drainage area – 410 acres. Permanent pool – 0.80” runoff 9.6 acres surface. Flood pool – 4.88” runoff 28.0 acre surface. Total 5.68” runoff storage. Site #2 – 850 acres drainage area. Permanent Pool – 0.63” runoff 16 surface acres. Flood Pool – 4.14” runoff 55 surface acres. Tot… more
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Mill Creek Site 6 Diversion Terrace

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of a diversion terrace for Site 6 Mill Creek and the surrounding area. A farmstead with several buildings is located in the bottom part of the photograph. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Watershed: Ok-SCD-20 Wa. #5. Site #6. Type of structure: Diversion terrace for Site #6. Drainage area: 155 acres (90 acres in pasture, 65 acres in cropland). General condition of drainage area: Severely eroded, gully & sheet. Acres of bottomland protected: 90 acres (Protects … more
Date: July 17, 1948
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Eldred and Wilson Studying Grass Growth on 80-Acre Field Seeded to Native Grass Mixture

Description: Photograph of George Eldred and Clay Wilson, SCS technician, studying grass growth in an 80-acre field seeded to native grass mixture in March 1950. People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. Clay Wilson, SCS Technician, 2. George Eldred.” The back of the photograph proclaims, “Eldred, right, and Clay Wilson, SCS technician, studying grass growth in an 80-acre field seeded to native grass mixture in March, 1950. This picture was taken in a 9-acre area which was fertilized in Ap… more
Date: August 23, 1951
Creator: Tompkins, Gordon
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grover Thomas Contour Pasture Ridges/Chickasha Project

Description: Photograph of a field, which the contour pasture ridges have become vegetated. An UNIDENTIFIED town, possibly Ninnekah, is visible in the background. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Contour pasture ridges which have become well vegetated.”
Date: November 20, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle, R. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Proper Range Use on the Honey Creek Ranch

Description: Photograph of four heads of cattle on a properly used range consisting of big bluestem grass, little bluestem grass, switch grass, and Indiangrass. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Proper range use. Big bluestem, switch grass, Indian grass and little bluestem grass.”
Date: July 31, 1962
Creator: Bryan, Hugo
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

Vetch-Rye Soil Building Cover Crop on Clarence Adams and Son Field

Description: Photograph of Hubert Adams, and W. T. Fountain, soil conservationist, showing off vetch growth. People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. Hubert Adams, 2. W. T. Fountain, soil conservationist. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Vetch-Rye soil building cover crop. Spring 1952. Land Capability Class III land. 6-GP Soil Unit. Moderately severe erosion cropland. Field planted to Austrian winterpeas [sic] in Fall 1950. 150 pounds super phosphate applied at planting time. Austri… more
Date: July 20, 1952
Creator: Davis, D. O.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

G. G. Gross Combining Rye and Vetch for Seed

Description: Photograph of District Supervisor G. G. Goss using a tractor to combine rye and vetch for seed. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Combining rye and vetch for seed. This land has been in cultivation for 41 years. (G. G. Gross on tractor). Per Acre Yield: Unfertilized: 214# Abruzzi Rye Seed, 66# vetch, Fertilized: 224# Abruzzi rye seed, (120# superphosphate), 620# vetch seed, Cost of fertilizer, $1.65 per acre. Green Tonnage: Unfertilized: 3,079# rye, 103# vetch, Fertilized: 3,511# rye, 8,49… more
Date: July 23, 1945
Creator: Jenkins, Elvin W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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