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Boardman build card

Description: No Description Available.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum

Chief W. A. Peters (1920)

Description: Photograph of Sallisaw Fire Chief, W. A. Peters in 1920.
Date: 1920
Partner: Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum

1956 Chevy Rescue

Description: Sallisaw FD 1956 Chevrolet station wagon in a parade. Sequoyah County Rescue Unit is on the side of the vehicle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum

Grass, Legume and Forb Cultivation

Description: Photograph of the harvesting of hay from Sericea lespedeza grass planted on April 16, 1942. The first cutting was made in June 4, 1943, making 15 tons off of 16 acres. Ok-8566.
Date: July 4, 1943
Creator: Smith, Byron T.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Flood damage from high water on the Arkansas River. Heavy deposits of sand were left on this land when the river receded. Flood water stayed on this field for 2 weeks and remained at its high level for 6 weeks. This landowner lost 350 acres when the river changed its course. The land lost was completely washed away. OK-604-12.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Soil washing and deposition on good bottom land, Class II, Soil Unit 4. Pot holes, driftwood and deposition is from the Arkansas River overflow. This land should be retired or it will need expensive leveling and cleaning to put it back into a good condition for farming. OK-612-1.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Soil washing an ddeposition on good bottom land. Class II land--Soil Unit # 4. Pot Holes, drift wood and depostion from the Arkansas River overflow. This land should be retired or it will need an expansive levling and cleaning to put it back into condition for farming. OK-612-2.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Excellent crop of wheat ruined by flood water. No harvest canbe made from this field. Water spots in the background indicate that a drainage system is needed. OK-612-6.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Flood damage from high water on the Arkansas River. The river changed its course causing the complete loss of 350 acres of good bottom land. The land lost was not just damaged but was completely washed away when the river cut across this filed. The river stayed over the field for 2 weeks and is at a high level for the sixth week. OK-604-6.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Pot hole in cultivated field from flood water overflowing good bottom land from high water on the Arkansas River. This land should be retired or it will need an expansive levling and cleaning to put it back into condition for farming. OK-612-3.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Pot holes in cultivated field from water overflowing an old drainage ditch. Ditch has been made inadequate from siltation and overflows on adjoining fields during rains of consequence. OK-612-5.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Flood damage from hiigh water on the Arkansas River. Banks continuously being cut back into good bottom land field by flow of flood water. This flood water has already washed out 350 areas of this field completely as the river changed its course. OK-604-4.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Excellent crop of wheat ruined by flood water. No harvest canbe made from this field. Water spots in the background indicate that a drainage system is needed. OK-612-7.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Flood damage from high water on the Arkansas River. A portion of land separated from the field and was made useless by gullies and potholes. Present position of seperated land would make it impossible to get machinery to it if it were still workable. It is completely cut off from the rest of the field. OK-604-8.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Composite Surface Soil Sample

Description: Photograph of J. A. Killough in fourth of a series: How to take a composite surface soil sample. After you have taken a thin slice of soil from the hole, take a core about a half inch wide from the center of the slice and place in a clean bucket. Repeat for each spot selected within the field or area to be sampled.
Date: January 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Composite Surface Soil Sample

Description: Photograph of J. A. Killough in second of a series: How to take a composite surface soil sample. At each spot the plant growth, trash or mulch is cleared from the ground where the hole is to be dug.
Date: January 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Composite Surface Soil Sample

Description: Photograph of J. A. Killough in fifth of a series; How to take a compostie surface soil sample. After soil is taken from each spot selected from the area to be treated it is thoroughly mixed. Two or three hand fulls of this mixed sample is placed in a clean bag and tagged with required information. Sample should not be mixed from different areas to be treated.
Date: January 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Composite Surface Soil Sample

Description: Photograph of J. A. Killough in third of a series: How to take a composite surface soil sample. Dig hole depth of surface soil through plow depth. Then take a thin slice of soil (1/2" to 3/4" thick) from the hole. This is repeated from each spot selected within the field or area to be sampled.
Date: January 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Composite Surface Soil Sample

Description: Photograph of J. A. Killough in first of a series: How to take a composite surface soil sample. Farmer planning to take his soil sample, necessary equipment, a sharpshooter or spade and a clean bucket.
Date: January 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Soil Sample

Description: Empty envelope J. A. Killough preparing for soil sampling with an Oliver soil sampling tube.
Date: January 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cutting Oats and Vetch for Hay

Description: Photograph of cutting oats and vetch for hay.
Date: May 25, 1955
Creator: Evans, Charles A.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Flood Damage, Wheat Ruined by Flood Water

Description: Photograph of an excellent crop of wheat ruined by flood water. No harvest can be made from this field. Water spots in background indicate that a drainage system is needed.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Rover Bank Flood Damage

Description: Photograph of flood damage from high water on the Arkansas River. Banks continuously being cut back into good bottom land field by flow of flood water. This flood water has already washed out 350 acres of this field completely as the river changed its course.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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