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    • Nebraska Stories: Greening of the Dust Bowl (Episode 103 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Greening of the Dust Bowl video television tv segment clip special magazine Geyer Historian Carter NE story Great Plains state people history historic historical event events life Dirty Thirties Plow That Broke land topsoil soil...
    • Segment from Episode 3
      Beginning with highlights from the legendary depression documentary 'The Plow That Broke the Plains,' we revisit the effects of the Dust Bowl on Nebraska. We then discover how the University of Nebraska College of...
    • Nebraska Stories: Episode 103 (Full Program)

    • Nebraska Stories Episode 3 video television tv full program episode special magazine Geyer Wolford Lesiak Organizer Williams Bush Pollard Abalos Chapp Williams Historian Carter narrator Harris Momaday biographer Christianson Saiz writer Starita...
    • This episode includes: The Liberators, Greening of the Dust Bowl, Loren Eiseley's Reflections of the Depression, White Buffalo Girl, Giving Thanks at a One Room School, and Piano in Tow.
    • Spillway

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion; Soil conservation; Dams
    • "A carefully graded spillway at the end of field terraces with a brush dam structure at end to slow run-off and reduce gulley erosion." Stretching from foreground to background, a bare strip runs along the right edge of terraced cropland. Men are...
    • Farm pond

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Ponds
    • "A farm pond by an earth dam in Johnson County by CCC labor in 1935. Spillway was ribbed with low brush checks built level across the spillway to check erosion until grass could be well established. Job checked 10 years later and spillway was...
    • Earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "An earth dam in Harlan County with a low brush structure in spillway to control eroding the earth. Spillways were made wide to spread the water as thin as possible. Farmers were urged to watch erosion ditches and try to start grass in the...
    • Gulley control

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion
    • "An earth gulley control structure with a corrugated tube outlet in Pawnee County in 1935." Near the image's center a man stands in a drainage ditch. In the background to the left, the outlet tube emerges from below graded earth. Large stones...
    • Building a terrace

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion; Soil conservation; Terraces (Land use)
    • "Building a terrace for moisture control in Harlan County in 1934 with CCC labor." Midground shows a front view of a man driving a tractor while two others operate machinery behind the tractor. They are in a bare field in a flat rural setting...
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion; Soil conservation
    • "Building an earth dam for a farm pond and gulley control in Pawnee County in 1935 with CCC labor." A deep gulley filled with water extends from the right foreground to the middle background. Just beyond the water pairs of men are working with...
    • Drainage for terraced field

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Terracing; Soil conservation
    • "CCC at Ravenna, 1935. A concrete structure in a terraced field to drain the excess water into a natural drainage and prevent the excessive erosion." Near the image's center one man stands between two kneeling men on a step-shaped concrete...
    • Devil's Gulch

    • Canyons; Landscapes
    • "Devil's Gulch looking SE. Canyon 225' deep." View from a relatively high point within a canyon showing the canyon walls. In the left foreground, the nearest canyon wall shows layers of different sediments and effects of erosion. Near the top...
    • Engineering staff group portrait

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Engineering staff for soil erosion work in Harlan County by Forest Service personel and CCC labor, 1934. From the left: Bob Reynolds, who later in 1935 was made work supt. at Richardson Camp; John Haberman; Agricultural Engineer; ?; Chas Fowler,...
    • Dam failure

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion; Dams
    • "Failure south of Alma. Almost pure clay slightly moist was used to build earth dam in winter. No rain until June caused shrinkage in clay and the Republican River flood in 1935 filled the imponded area. Seepages started through shrinkage crack,...
    • Gulley control

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion; Soil conservation
    • "Five stages of a large post and brush gulley control structure in Pawnee County in 1935." Close-up view looking down two parallel rows of log posts erected across the bottom of a deep gulley. Brush is piled between the posts.
    • Devil's Gulch

    • Landscapes; Canyons
    • "General view, Devil's Gulch, SE." View from about midway down the canyon's depth showing canyon walls on both sides of the image and in the background. The closest canyon wall extends from the left foreground to the middle of the image and shows...
    • Glacial deposits

    • Ravines; Erosion; Rocks; Stratification; Sediments (Geology); Geology, Stratigraphic
    • "Glacial deposits one mi. W. of Falls City." Image of the side of a ravine showing layers of glacial boulders and glacial boulders eroding from the bank of the ravine.
    • Gulley control

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion; Soil conservation
    • "Gulley control with brush dam check Johnson County, 1935." Two men stand in a deep gulley in pastureland. A barbed wire and mesh fence runs between them, and brush is stacked in the gulley alongside the fence.
    • Brule bank

    • Streams; Landscapes; Meandering rivers
    • "Photo of Brule bank. Whitford at work. Spm. 6/16/5/13 where Whitford stands." View looking down the course of a creek with banks visible on each side. On the left of the image the creek bends along a deposit of sediments on the right. An...

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