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  • All fields: Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
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    • 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...
    • Terrace outlet

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "A terrace outlet built by CCC in Pawnee County in 1935" A man stands beside a post on an area of flattened ground slightly broader than his height. A windmill and a line of trees are on the horizon beyond the barren field behind him.
    • Earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "An earth dam for a farm pond in Harlan Co. in 1934-1935." Birds-eye view along the ridge of an earth dam in a rural setting with a line of scattered trees in the distant background.
    • 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...
    • Earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "An earth dam to control a deep gulley in a medium watershed area in Harlan County in 1934." A man stands on the near-side base of a dam around a deep gulley filled with water. The foreground is pastureland or scrub, and a cornfield is on 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 a terrace

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Building a terrace in Harlan County farm with CCC labor in 1934." Two men stand on the back of construction equipment hitched behind six horses. A third man sits at the front of the equipment with reins in his hands, and a fourth stands in the...
    • Building a terrace

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Building a terrace with CCC labor in Harlan County in 1934." A team of horses pulls grading equipment through a field of stubble. Three men ride on the equipment and a fourth stands in the field watching them.
    • Building a terrace

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Terraces (Land use)
    • "Building a terrace with CCC labor in Harlan county in 1934." On the horizon a tractor is drawing grading equipment, and another tractor hitched to a grader is parked in the image's midground. The rural landscape is flat and treeless.
    • Building a terrace

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Building a terrace with CCC labor in Harlan County in 1934." Shown in a side view, a tractor draws grading equipment on bare ground. Two men stand on the equipment while a third drives the tractor. The rural landscape is flat, and the roofs of...
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Building an earth dam for a farm poind in Harlan County in 1934 with CCC labor." In the foreground two men drive a team of four mules drawing a grader. In the right, center, and left background three more pairs of men guide horse drawn graders. ...
    • 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...
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Building an earth dam for a farm pond in Harlan Co. with CCC labor in 1934." In the background small groups of men stand with three teams of horses hitched to construction equipment atop an earth dam. One man stands downhill to the right of the...
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Building an earth dam for a farm pond in Harlan County in 1934 with CCC labor. Farmers furnished the horse power and machinery." Men stand among three teams of horses drawing grading equipment perpendicular to the dam in the background. Two men...
    • Building a dam

    • Earth dams; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Building an earth dam for a farm pond in Harlan county in 1934 with CCC labor. Farmers furnished the horsepower and machinery." In the middle foreground a young man shovels dirt while another stands near, watching him. Across the midground four...

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