Title:Soil conservation in Solano and Colusa Counties
Creator/Contributor:United States, Soil Conservation Service., creator
Collection contains photographs of various soil conservation projects in Colusa and Solano Counties, possibly documented by
the United States Soil Conservation Service shortly after the creation of the agency in the mid-1930s. Photographs illustrate
soil erosion, its effect on orchards and other agricultural lands, and various methods of soil and water conservation (including
dams, gullies and other irrigation techniques). Also depicted are conservation workers and Camp Chester of the Civilian Conservation
Corps. Corresponding note sheets provide further information on photographs (e.g. photographer, geographic location, weather,
type of camera and film, exposure, etc.).
United States. -- Soil Conservation Service -- Pictorial works
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
United States. -- Soil Conservation Service.
Agriculture -- California -- Colusa County -- Photographs
Agriculture -- California -- Solano County -- Photographs
Soil conservation -- California -- Pictorial works
Irrigation -- California -- Pictorial works
Agricultural conservation -- California -- Photographs
Colusa County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Solano County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
California -- Colusa County
California -- Solano County
Material prepared by U.S. Soil Conservation Service?
Title devised by cataloger. Most photographs dated with typed captions.
Material originally received in two albums. Albums disassembled and contents re-housed for preservation purposes. Original
order within each album has been preserved.
Photographs are mounted to album leaves which contain typescript captions, including description of photograph, date and reference
codes. Material is arranged according to reference code no. Collection also includes corresponding typescript note sheets
arranged according to code number.
1 box (143 photographic prints) : b&w ; prints 12 x 18 cm or smaller.
BANC PIC 2007.059--PIC
BANC PIC 2007.059