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    • Brule bluff

    • Streams; Landscapes
    • "Extra large Brule bluff Pierre at water level. (Dutch Creek very straight in this view." View looking down Dutch Creek with a relatively flat bank on the right of the image and an almost vertical bank filling the background. The relatively flat...
    • 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...
    • 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.); 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 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 near Alma in 1934 by CCC labor. Fowler." Scattered along the perimeter of the pond and on a ridge that crosses it, a large group of men shovel dirt. Horses hitched to construction equipment stand in the...
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Finishing up an earth stock water dam near Alma in 1934 by CCC labor. Fowler." Scattered along the perimeter of the pond and on a ridge that crosses it, a large group of men shovel dirt and transport it in wheelbarrows. A team of horses hitched...
    • 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." The midground shows a view along the length of an earth dam with flat land on each side. A few men work with shovels at widely-spaced points along the dam, and three...
    • 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...
    • Grading terraced waterway

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Finished grading for a grassed terrace waterway in Harlan County in 1934." In the right midground a group of men around a wheelbarrow work with shovels while two others stand in the background observing. The men appear to be doing shallow...
    • Gulley control

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • In the right midground a man stands on a sharply eroded bank, and a broad gulley extends to the left nearly all the way across the image. Two parallel rows of stout wooden posts are erected across the gulley. Another man stands next to one of the...
    • Ranch

    • Ranches; Windmills
    • In the left midground of the image a small house and wooden windmill are set in a gently rolling grassland. To the right of the image's center are livestock, an outbuilding, haywagon, and agricultural implements.

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