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[Photograph 2012.201.B0398.0200]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Four Baptist women on the tour standing in front of the first Baptist mission established in Oklahoma near Westville in 1938. Left to right, Mrs. Blanche Reed and Mrs. W. A. Buchholz of Oklahoma City, Mrs. Leona Moore, Clinton, and Mrs. Viola Carey, Binger."
Date: May 23, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1287.0576]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Annie Langley tends to her goats at her home on Goat Ridge, also known as Ticky Ridge. However, she and husband Sam are not worried about the "tick" problem in this lush area of eastern Oklahoma, in Adair County."
Date: May 9, 1991
Creator: McDaniel, David
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Westville, 1903

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Westville in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: May 1903
Creator: Clarkson's Fire Map
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Strawberries

Description: Photograph of typical sample of strawberry land. This land is mostly rock and gravel. It will grow strawberries for 3 to 6 years before it should be put into bermudagrass and clovers to conserve the soil from further depletion from erosion and leaching. Strawberries can be grown onthos land again in about 20 years.
Date: May 23, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Fruit and Vegetable Cultivation

Description: Photograph of strawberries being harvested from hillside field. This field has a slope of from 20 to 30%. This land has recently been cleared from brush and will produce good strawberries from 3 to 6 years before it will need to be planted to bermudagrass and overseeded with lespedaza and clovers to conserve the soil that will be damages by erosion and leaching. Strawberries can be grown on this land again in about 20 years. OK-293-3.
Date: May 23, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Fruit and Vegetable Cultivation

Description: Photograph of strawberries. Strawberries being harvested from hillside field, John Garrett farm / ranch. This field has a slope from 20% to 30%. This land has recently been cleared of brush and will produce good strawberries for 3 to 6 years before it will need to be planted to Bermuda grass and overseeded with lespedeza and clover to conserve the soil from erosion and leaching. Strawberries can be grown on this land again in about 20 years. OK-293-3.
Date: May 23, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of improved pasture, Earl Edds farm. Beef cattle grazing on the Edds farm of only 40 acres. The cattle on this Bermuda grass pasture receive no additional feed or pasture. Mr. Edds used only $150.00 worth of hay for the cattle in the winter of 1955 – 1956. The hay was harvested from this farm. The 40 acres of pasture are divided into four sections for rotation, grazing and proper management. OK-294-3.
Date: May 23, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Fruit and Vegetable Cultivation

Description: Photograph of strawberries. Strawberries as being harvested from a hillside field. This field has a slope from 20% to 30%. This land has recently been cleared from brush and will produce good strawberries for 3 to 6 years before it will need to be planted to Bermuda grass and overseeded with lespedeza and clovers to conserve the soil that will be damaged by erosion and leaching. Strawberries can be grown on this land again in about 20 years. OK-293-3.
Date: May 23, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Fruit and Vegetable Cultivation

Description: Photograph of strawberries. The packing shed where strawberries are taken to by the pickers. The pickers are paid as they bring the berries to the shed. The berries are packed in crates and are prepared to be shipped to market or the freezing plant. Berries are picked and handled quickly to conserve loss from spoilage. OK-293-6.
Date: May 23, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of improved pasture. Improved pasture of mixed grasses and legumes. The plants in this pasture are Bermuda, fescue and blue grass and the legumes are Hopclover and lespedeza. The pasture covers 6 acres and carries 6 head of cattle and 18 head of sheep. This ground has not been plowed for 35 years. It is kept in good condition by proper management. OK-294-7.
Date: May 23, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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