This collection consists of approximately 721 black-and-white aerial photographs of Orange County, California produced on
behalf of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The bulk of this collection consists of 9 x 9 inch and 23 x
23 inch photographic prints produced in 1938-1949, and 1965.
The photographs were produced for the United States Department of Agriculture in conjunction with the Agriculture Adjustment
Administration (1942), Soil Conservation District of California (1952-1953) and the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation
Service (1965) and provide regional historical information regarding land use and development in Orange County, California.
7.0 linear feet
(4 document boxes and 15 oversize folders)
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and
their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
This collection is open for research. Access to the 1965 photographs is limited under the supervision of an Archivist or designated
staff due to fragile and adhered photographs in oversize folders 1-2.