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[Photograph 2012.201.B0320.0289]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "It was raining outside, but 4-H and Future Farmers of America members were sheltered under tents at the national soils contest."
Date: May 1, 1952
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma 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 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 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 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 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

Soils, Soil Erosion, Soil Conservation & Crop Management

Description: Photograph of soil sampling. First in a series: How to take a composite surface soil sample. A farmer is planning to take his soil sample. Necessary equipment includes a sharpshooter or spade and a clean bucket. [a "sharpshooter" here is a nickname refering to a tile spade that can be carried with the end held in one hand as the remaining length juts diagonally into the air as supported on the shoulder--in the same way a sharpshooter can carry a rifle]. (And see OK-2-5, 2-6, 2-9 and 2-11). This is photo OK-2-4.
Date: January 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Soils, Soil Erosion, Soil Conservation & Crop Management

Description: Photograph of soil sampling. Third in a series: How to take a composite surface soil sample. Dig hole [ranging from the] depth of the surface soil through plow depth. Then take a thin slice of soil (1/2 to 3/4 inches thick) from the hole. This is repeated from each spot selected within the field area to be sampled (See OK-2-4, 2-5, 2-9 and 2-11). This is photo OK-2-6.
Date: January 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Soils, Soil Erosion, Soil Conservation & Crop Management

Description: Photograph of soil sampling. Fourth in 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. Repreat for each spot selected within the field or area to be sampled (See OK-2-4, 2-5, 2-6 and 2-11). This is photo OK-2-9.
Date: January 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Soils, Soil Erosion, Soil Conservation & Crop Management

Description: Photograph of soil sampling. Fifth in a series: How to take a composite 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 (See OK-2-4, 2-5, 2-6 and 2-9). This is photo OK-2-11.
Date: January 25, 1955
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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