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Livestock in Bermuda Pasture

Description: Photograph of several horses, cows, and a pig grazing in a 100 year old Bermuda pasture. The back of the photograph proclaims, “100 year old Bermuda pasture that was disked, limed and phosphate in spring of 1945.”
Date: October 3, 1946
Creator: Jenkins, E. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Livestock in Bermuda Pasture

Description: Photograph of several horses, cows, and a pig grazing in a 100 year old Bermuda pasture. The back of the photograph proclaims, “100 year old Bermuda pasture that was disked, limed and phosphate in spring of 1945.”
Date: October 3, 1946
Creator: Jenkins, E. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

H. C. Walker, LRSCD Board Member

Description: Photograph of H. C. Walker, LRSCD Board Member, riding a horse. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Board Member since 1939. Old time cowboy and stockman. Saw first train to Idabel. Attends state and national soil conservation meetings regularly. Ate a rare steak in Omaha but remarked “I’ve had ‘em get well hurt nor worse than this.” Walker lives alone except for horse and sheep and cattle.”
Date: July 19, 1956
Creator: Hayes, Earl
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Idabel Limestone Quarry

Description: Photograph of two UNIDENTIFED workers on tractors moving blasted lime rock to the crushers on this quarry owned by the Little River District. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Blasted lime rock being loaded for crusher at Little River District quarry north of Idabel. Quarry was opened by CCC boys in 1937. First operated by district in 1943.”
Date: August 29, 1957
Creator: Hayes, Earl J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Idabel Limestone Quarry

Description: Photograph of three UNIDENTIFED Idabel CCC workers delivering limestone to the crusher. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Limestone is delivered to crusher. Several thousand tons have been crushed from this district-owned quarry north of Idabel.”
Date: August 29, 1957
Creator: Hayes, Earl J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Idabel CCC Camp Grinding Limestone/Ardmore Project/Idabel Camp

Description: Photograph of five UNIDENTIFED Idabel CCC workers using a rock crusher to grind limestone for fertilizer on fields of Soil Conservation Service cooperators. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Rock crusher operated by the Idabel CCC camp grinding lime to be used as fertilizer on fields of Soil Conservation Service cooperators. The limestone at this place contains a percentage of moisture which permits its being ground without dust.”
Date: March 19, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Idabel Limestone Pit and Crusher

Description: Photograph of five UNIDENTIFED workers using a rock crusher to grind limestone for fertilizer on fields of Soil Conservation Service cooperators. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Lime pit and crusher leased and operated by supervisors of the Little River Soil Conservation District, Idabel, Oklahoma. The lime is crushed and sold near cost to the cooperating farmers of the district.”
Date: October 2, 1946
Creator: Jenkins, E. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Idabel Limestone Quarry

Description: Photograph of two UNIDENTIFED workers on tractors moving blasted lime rock to the crushers on this quarry owned by the Little River District. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Blasted lime rock being loaded for crusher at Little River District quarry north of Idabel. Quarry was opened by CCC boys in 1937. First operated by district in 1943.”
Date: August 29, 1957
Creator: Hayes, Earl J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Idabel Limestone Quarry UNIDENTIFIED Worker Loading A Lime Truck

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFED Little River District worker loading limestone into a truck heading for Texas. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Little River District loads another lime truck going to Texas. Agricultural lime goes to points in Arkansas too. This quarry near Idabel is owned by the district and has been operated by them since 1943.”
Date: August 29, 1957
Creator: Hayes, Earl J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Floyd-Campbell Farm Prior to Water Topping Levee

Description: Photograph of the Floyd-Campbell farm a few moments before the water in the photograph topped the levee and flooding the field on the left. The back of the photograph proclaims, “A few minutes later levee above shack was topped by water. See Okla-457-8 for same scene 2 hours later.”
Date: April 29, 1957
Creator: North, Fred
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Floyd-Campbell Farm Post to Water Topping Levee

Description: Photograph of the Floyd-Campbell farm field completely flooded by water after levee was topped by water on the right background side of photo. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Same scene as Okla-457-7 a few minutes after levee was topped by water.”
Date: April 29, 1957
Creator: North, Fred
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Forestry Training Undertook By Smithville Vocational Agriculture class

Description: Photograph of Smithville’s Vocational Agricultural Class students and their instructor on Story-McKee-Wilson Lumber Co. land set aside for them examining a pine tree that should be removed from forest because it is defective. People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. J. C. Brown, 2. Jack Brock, Instructor, 3. Tom Stickle, 4. Steve Hilton, 5. Glen Hensley, 6. Glenn Scott, 7. Don McClung, 8. Luther Baxter. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Forestry Training. Smithville, Okla. Vo. Agri. class with instructor examining pine tree that should be removed from forest because it is defective. Small log or pulpwood will be cut from defective trees of this type. A tract of about 80 acres, owned by Story-McKee-Wilson Lumber Co., is set aside as school forest where the Voc. Agri. class study and apply proper forestry practices. Selective cutting has been carried out on 20 acres in the 1955 and 1956 compartments. The high school’s senior class receives the net income from the forest project.”
Date: November 27, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Hay Harvest South of Millerton

Description: Photograph of a UNIDENTIFED man on a tractor harvesting hay. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Harvesting hay following seed harvest on Ky. 31 fescue and ladino clover pasture. Formerly cultivated land row crops and cotton. Capability Unit I. Seedbed preparation: Flat broken July, 1950: disked and rolled as necessary to control vegetation during summer and fall. Seeded 10 lbs. fescue and 2 lbs. ladino clover on October 15, 1950. Fertilizer treatment: 400 lbs. per acre rock phosphate at time of seeding. 100 lbs. 60% muriate potash summer of 1951. 100 lbs. ammonium nitrate April, 1951. 200 lbs. ammonium nitrate September, 1951. 160 lbs. ammonium nitrate March, 1952. Grazed one animal unit per acre November 1, 1951 to April 1, 1952, with no supplemental feedings. See yield: 400 lbs. per acre. Harvest 30 bales hay per acre.”
Date: July 30, 1952
Creator: Davis, D. O.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Pecan Management on Pecan Point Ranch

Description: Photograph of Glen Taylor along with Foreman Newsom on Pecan Point Ranch discuss Pecan management. People shown in photo go as followed from left to right: 1. Glen Taylor, 2. Newsom, Foreman. The original photograph sleeve proclaims, “Taylor gives Newsom, foreman, on the Pecan Point Ranch, advice on proper management of native pecans."
Date: February 1973
Creator: Lambeth, Nickey J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

John Derryberry Farm Cattle on Winter Pasture

Description: Photograph of several cattle grazing on a winter pasture on the John Derryberry farm. The original photograph sleeve proclaims, “Cattle on fescue-clover pasture on John Derryberry farm, four miles south of Idabel.”
Date: February 1973
Creator: Lambeth, Nickey J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Kiamichi Field Station Peach Trees

Description: Photograph of E. S. Cordell studying peach trees at the Kiamichi Field Station. The back of the photograph proclaims, “E. S. Cordell, SCS technician, studies peach tress grown on the contour at the Kiamichi Field Station, a horticultural experiment farm of Oklahoma A&M College. These peach trees are in their fourth growing season. The field station is under agreement with the Little River SCD. Peaches under study include Redhaven, Golden Jubilee, Nowday, Early Elberta, Redskin, J. H. Hale, Elberta and Fairhaven. The 1951 peach crop was lost by winter freeze. Peach orchard spacing is 24 feet. Soil management system includes clean cultivation through the summer followed by seeding to vetch and Singletary peas in late August or early September. Vetch plowed or disked into the soil the following spring after it has made sufficient growth to contribute considerable organic matter. Superphosphate drilled with vetch at time of planting.”
Date: July 24, 1951
Creator: Tompkins, Gordon
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Forrest Management

Description: Photograph of several acres of poor grad hardwood was inter-planted to Pine in 1942. In 1947 the WUC of Work Group 12 release cut one acre to observe the increased rate of growth. . See 2019.061.84.07947 to contrast with non-release.
Date: July 20, 1952
Creator: Davis, D. O.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Forrest Management

Description: Photograph of these Loblolly Pines shown about 10 to 8 feet tall in the "A" photo, are now twice as tall. A thinning cut was made just befoe this "B" picture was taken.
Date: May 18, 1953
Creator: Davis, D. O.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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