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    • 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...
    • Gulley control

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • From envelope labeled, "Tecumseh, Pawnee City-1934, Ravenna-1935." Brush and rock gulley erosion control dams in Pawnee County and at Ravenna with CCC labor. Tall plants grow in the foreground of this rural landscape, where six men in a gulley...
    • Gulley control

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion; Soil conservation
    • From envelope with notation, "Negatives of soil erosion work done with CCC labor and College of Agriculture Forest Service (Ivan Wood) in Pawnee and Buffalo Counties in 1935. Chas F. Fowler, former work supt." "Brush and rock gulley erosion...
    • Gulley control

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion; Soil conservation
    • "Starting a post and brush gulley control structure at the head of a deep gulley in Pawnee County in 1935." In pastureland six men shovel dirt in gulley.
    • 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...
    • Tent interior

    • Camping; Tents; Camping Equipment and supplies; Beds; Paleontology--Fieldwork
    • "Interior camp tent. Richmond in background." Interior view of a tent showing two beds, a desk, and other supplies. The tent flaps are open, and through the opening a man is shown walking past the tent. He is carrying a shovel against his...
    • Rhinocerous excavation

    • Fossils; Paleontological excavations; Paleontology; Vertebrates, Fossil; Rhinoceroses; Paleontology--Fieldwork
    • "SW portion, rhino quarry. Richmond at work on rhino jaw. G.R. Bunnell removing excavated sand." Two men working at a sandy excavation site. The man identified as Richmond is on his hands and knees working with a hand tool. Bunnell is standing...
    • Fossil turtle in cast

    • Fossils; Paleontology; Paleontology--Fieldwork
    • "Bone (unident.) in a cast -- big fossil turtle from Cherry Co." Close-up of turtle fossil enclosed in a cast. A shovel stands alongside the fossil in the right of the image. The setting is outdoors.
    • Tetrabelodon excavation

    • Paleontology--Fieldwork; Paleontology; Paleontological excavations
    • "At Tetrabelodon quarry in Arikaree sand. View showing quarry face. Mandible, pelvis, and skull." Side view of a man and two boys excavating fossils from a steep hillface. The man is standing and using a shovel, and the boys are both kneeling...
    • Barney family at excavation

    • Fossils; Paleontology; Paleontology--Fieldwork; Paleontological excavations; Family
    • "Barney family." Four women, two men, and three children sit at the edge of a paleontological excavation. Their images are blurred. A partially excavated tusk is in the pit in front of the family. On the right, a pick axe and shovel lean against...
    • Barney family at excavation

    • Fossils; Paleontology; Paleontology--Fieldwork; Paleontological excavations; Family; Proboscidea
    • "Barney family. Elephant tusk foreground." Four women, two men, and three children sit at the edge of a paleontological excavation. Their images are blurred. A partially excavated tusk is in the pit in front of the family. On the right, a pick...
    • Daemonelix excavation

    • Daemonelix; Fossils; Paleontology; Paleontology--Fieldwork; Paleontological excavations
    • "Daemonelix, in situ, picks." In the foreground are two pits excavated around the partially exposed corkscrew-shaped fossils. pickaxes and a shovel rest near the pits. The excavations are on a slight slope that lacks vegetation, but at the top of...

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