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Ranch Pond for Range Cattle

Description: Photograph of Bryan T. Smith, SCS work unit conservationist, left, and Carlton Corbin admire one of Stoneybrok's finest Angus bulls. In the background is one of eight ranch ponds which furnish an adequate water supply for the range cattle. Carlton has made good in a hightly competitive field of breeding purebred cattle.
Date: 1950-04-XX
Creator: Putman, Jack
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Angus Cattle

Description: Photograph of a beauty of a cow. Just a sample of the kind of registered Angus cattle that Carlton Corbin is turning out on his Stoneybroke Ranch near Ada.
Date: 1950-04-XX
Creator: Putman, Jack
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Ada Nursery

Description: Photograph of a scene at the Ada Nursery. Children seated around small tables eat under the supervision of adults. They are eating in a screened-in porch.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ada Nursery

Description: Photograph of a scene at the Ada Nursery. Children play outdoors under the supervision of adults. The playground is surrounded by a white picket fence. There is a building in the background.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ada Nursery

Description: Photograph of a scene at the Ada Nursery. ery. Children play outdoors on playground equipment under the supervision of adults. There is a building in the background.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ada Nursery

Description: Photograph of a scene at the Ada Nursery. Children play outdoors on playground equipment under the supervision of adults. There is a building in the background.
Date: 1938~
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Land Clearance, Cultivation & Brush and Weed Control

Description: Photograph of a John Bean power sprayer equipped to make basal-bark applications on brush and trees. The person in the picture is Harry M. Elwell, Research Agronomist for Field Crop Research, US Department of Agriculture [USDA], located at the Red Plains Conservation Experiment Station, Guthrie, OK. OK-11-10.
Date: March 1, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of range seeding. This 30 acres grew corn in 1948. To simplify fencing for management of adjacent rangeland, C. C. Buxton Jr. planted 10 pounds (20% PLS [Pure Live Seed]) of a bluestem mixture in April, 1949 on a clean, firm seedbed. Moved annual weeds twice in 1949 and once in 1950. Grazed moderately in the winter of 1950 and thereafter according to the Range Conservation Plan prepared jointly by Soil Conservation Service [SCS] and the owners. OK-261-6.
Date: May 7, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of uniform grazing. Close-up of an inlet, overflow and storage pond below tank. Velton Stanford, son and partner at the inlet. Neal Stidham, Soil Conservation Service [SCS], present at the overflow with D. L. Stanford, the owner-operator. Usually operations feeding out 600 to 800 steers on 6500 acres of bluestem. Steer gains in normal years average 350 pounds each—full grain feeding on limestone prairie site in Good Condition class. OK-262-1.
Date: May 8, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of a prairie site in excellent condition. Condition class “Excellent” as graded by the Soil Conservation Service’s range standards. Climax grasses account for 85% of the range: Little bluestem, Indian grass, switch grass and Big bluestem. 5% is legumes: Trailing lespedeza, slender lespedeza, white prairie clover, and catclaw sensitive-briar. 5% is forb cultivation: Pitcher’s sage, Fringe-leaf ruellia and heath aster. 5% being all other annuals. OK-261-4.
Date: May 7, 1956
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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