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General View of Contour Ridges Constructed in 1936/Elk City Project/Clinton Camp

Description: Photograph of a general view looking at contour ridges constructed in 1936, spot sodded to buffalograss, and seeded to drop seed along ridges. The back of the photograph proclaims, “A picture of contour ridges constructed in in the spring of 1936 spot sodded to buffalo grass and seeded to drop seed along the ridges. No grazing has been allowed on this field to the present time. The increased grass growth immediately above and below the contour ridges indicates moisture conservation by the pasture contours. See Okla-5456 for close-up view.“
Date: March 18, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Close-Up View of Contour Ridges Constructed in 1936/Elk City Project/Clinton Camp

Description: Photograph of a close up view looking at contour ridges constructed in 1936, spot sodded to buffalograss, and seeded to drop seed along ridges. The back of the photograph proclaims, "A picture of contour ridges constructed in in the spring of 1936 spot sodded to buffalo grass and seeded to drop seed along the ridges. No grazing has been allowed on this field to the present time. The increased grass growth immediately above and below the contour ridges indicates moisture conservation by the pasture contours. See Okla-5457 for general view of field."
Date: March 18, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cattle Grazing on Buffalo and Grama Grasses Grown on Contour Pasture Ridges/Stillwater Project

Description: Photograph of four cows grazing on buffalo and grama grasses grown on contour pasture ridges. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Contour pasture ridges one year old, built in March, 1937. The predominant grasses here are buffalo and gramma. Picture taken about 3 hours after a heavy rain."
Date: March 30, 1938
Creator: May, Clyde C.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Contour Pasture Ridges/Stillwater Project

Description: Photograph of "Contour pasture ridges a year and four months after construction. These were built in November, 1936. The vegetation here consists of Buffalo and Grama grasses. Picture was taken about 3 hours after a heavy rain."
Date: March 30, 1938
Creator: May, Clyde C.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Pasture Contour Ridges After A Heavy Rainfall

Description: Photograph of Pasture contour ridges after a heavy rainfall. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Pasture contour ridges, spaced about 60 feet apart, after a heavy rain. The water had risen to the top of the ridges and in many cases overflowed. An earth dam is visible in the center right, and terraces can be seen in the field in the foreground."
Date: March 30, 1938
Creator: May, Clyde C.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cattle Grazing on Buffalograss Growing on Ridges from a Contour Ridged Pasture/Elk City Project/Clinton Camp

Description: Photograph of eight cattle grazing on buffalograss from ridges in a contour ridged pasture. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cattle grazing buffalo grass from ridges in a contour ridged pasture. This pasture was contour ridged and spot sodded to buffalo grass in the spring of 1936. Notice the cattle's apparent preference for the new grass on the ridges."
Date: March 18, 1937
Creator: Hufnagle
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Newly Constructed Contour Furrows/Elk City Project/Clinton Camp

Description: Photograph of two UNIDENTIFIED men inspecting the newly constructed contour furrows on this field four miles east of Clinton. A house and barn are in the background. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Newly constructed contour furrows built with a Texas terracer. White lines show cross section of area which will retain water. To be followed with later pictures."
Date: March 31, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sheet And Gully Erosion Caused By Uncontrolled Run-Off

Description: Photograph of sheet and gully erosion caused by uncontrolled run-off on an unprotected cultivated field. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Sheet and gully erosion caused by uncontrolled run-off on unprotected cultivated field. Rows have been run across the slope in an attempt to prevent this drainage but runoff "jumped" the furrows causing cross-cutting. Contour cultivation and perhaps terraces will be required to control erosion here."
Date: March 1936
Creator: Slack, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Grass Growth on Contour Furrows Constructed on State School Land One Year After Completion/Seiling Project

Description: Photograph of grass growth after one year after completion of contour furrows on State School Land near Seiling. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Grass growth one year after completion of contour furrows. Notice large contour furrowed area in background."
Date: March 29, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Contour Furrows In An 84-Acre Pasture/Seiling Project/Geary Camp

Description: Photograph of new contour furrows in an 84-acre pasture five and one half miles west and four miles north of Geary. The back of the photograph proclaims, "New contour furrows in an 84-acre pasture. This pasture has been properly grazed and is well covered with blue gramma, dropseed, and buffalo grass."
Date: March 30, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Contour Furrows In An 73-Acre Pasture/Seiling Project

Description: Photograph of a portion of a recently contoured furrowed 73-acre pasture nine miles northwest of Seiling. A car is behind the furrows in the background. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Portion of 73-acre pasture which has been completely contour furrowed."
Date: March 29, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
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 CCC Camp Grinding Limestone/Ardmore Project/Idabel Camp

Description: Photograph of fifteen UNIDENTIFED Idabel CCC workers using a rock crusher to grind limestone for fertilizer. 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

Gully Control by Fencing

Description: Photograph of large gully area from which water has been diverted. Banks have been sloped, trees planted, and the area fenced. To be followed with later pictures.
Date: March 30, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Gully Control by Fencing

Description: Photograph of large gully area from which water has been diverted. Banks have been sloped, trees planted, and the area fenced. To be followed with later pictures.
Date: March 30, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Gully Control by Fencing

Description: Photograph of large gully area from which water has been diverted. Banks have been sloped, trees planted, and the area fenced. To be followed with later pictures.
Date: March 30, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Contour Farming

Description: Photograph of Stillwater Project showing runoff water stored in lister furrows abut four hours after rain storm. Terraced field contour listed in the fall.
Date: March 28, 1938
Creator: Relf, J. Frank
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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