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W. J. Kindley’s Contour Furrowed Pasture Follow-Up Picture/Broken Arrow Camp

Description: Photograph of a follow-up picture of Okla-5863. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Follow-up of Okla-5863. Four rounds have been plowed to the original ridge since the first picture was made. Bermuda grass has solidly covered the ridges and has spread somewhat in the intervals. It is planned to have the pasture completely plowed by three years from now. To be followed with progress pictures.” A few buildings are in the upper left.
Date: October 29, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Farm Pond Protected by Contour Ridges Sodded to Bermuda/Ardmore Project

Description: Photograph of a farm pond protected by contour ridges sodded to Bermuda six miles north, two miles west of Ardmore. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Farm pond protected by contour ridges on drainage area. Ridges sodded to Bermuda and will be used to rejuvenate pasture.”
Date: May 17, 1938
Creator: Slack, Jim.
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

UNIDENTIFIED Man Standing in a Parallel Contour Strips on Uniform Slope/Wagoner Camp

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFED man standing in one of the parallel contour strips on uniform slope ten miles northwest of Wagoner. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Parallel contour strips on uniform slope. These strips are to be planted to native grass mixture. To be followed with later pictures.”
Date: October 27, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

UNIDENTIFIED Man Standing in a Parallel Contour Strips on Uniform Slope/Wagoner Camp

Description: Photograph of an UNIDENTIFED man standing in one of the parallel contour strips on uniform slope ten miles northwest of Wagoner. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Parallel contour strips on uniform slope. These strips are to be planted to native grass mixture. To be followed with later pictures.”
Date: October 27, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Elmer Hein Contour Ridged Pasture/Stillwater Project

Description: Photograph of a “General view of a pasture which was contour ridged about two years ago. Furrows were built in early spring of this year to bring about more uniform moisture distribution. Grazing was controlled and good stands of buffalo and other native grasses have become reestablished.” A few buildings/homes are barely visible in the distant background of the photograph.
Date: May 6, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
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

UNIDENTIFIED Man Mowing Pasture for Weed Control on Batis Farm

Description: Photograph of UNIDENTIFIED man with horse drawn equipment mowing pasture for weed control on Batis farm. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Mowing pasture for weed control. This is an important point in good pasture management and weeds can be controlled to a large extent if mowed at the proper stage of growth.”
Date: May 17, 1938
Creator: Slack, Jim.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Silt Filling Terrace Channel in Terraced Contour Orchard on Camp Brothers Ranch/Muskogee Project/Boley Camp

Description: Photograph of a terrace channel in terraced contour orchard on the Camp Brothers Ranch filled with silt. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Silt from sandy road and unprotected area above filling in terrace channel in terraced contour orchard.”
Date: April 15, 1938
Creator: Slack, Jim.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Two UNIDENTIFED Farmers Plowing Up Contour Ridges to Spread Bermuda/Duncan Project

Description: Photograph of two UNIDENTIFED farmers using horse drawn equipment plowing up contour ridges in an attempt to spread Bermuda planted the previous year. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Plowing up contour ridges in an effort to spread Bermuda which was planted last year.”
Date: April 12, 1938
Creator: Slack, Jim.
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

Contour Ridge Construction by Three UNIDENTIFIED Men/Elk City Project

Description: Photograph of three UNIDENTIFIED men constructing contour ridges on a field, which has been in cultivation but is being retired to permanent pasture. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Construction of contour ridges on a field which has been in cultivation but is being retired to permanent pasture. To be followed with later pictures.”
Date: April 2, 1938
Creator: Hufnagle, Richard W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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