Elmer Thomas
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316. Fishing boat, dock, sea plane, and submerged nets along the Alaskan coastline.

317. Fishing boat off the Alaskan coast.

318. Alaskan whaling station. A whale is being processed. Akutan, Alaska.

319-320. Unidentified naval officer aboard the U.S.S.Chelan.

321. Bow of the U.S.S.Chelan on course to Alaska. On board are a covered cannon, winches, a wooden deck railing, and sailors. Mountains rise on both sides of the inlet with cut logs being towed by two boats. Alaska. July 8, 1936.

322-323. View of the bow of the ship U.S.S.Chelan. Alaska. July 8, 1936.

324-325. U.S.S.Chelan off the coast of Alaska. Snow covered peaks in the background. Alaska.

326-327. Deck of the U.S.S.Chelan. Sailors and lift boats are visible on deck. Alaska.

328. Looking at the waters off the bow of the U.S.S.Chelan with a mountain range in the far distance. Alaska.

329. A log cabin with bearskins and a stuffed elk being displayed by a family standing in front. A large rack of antlers and a circular saw blade hang on the exterior of the cabin.

330. Rock slide across a railroad track. Men are unloading a train at the site of the slide. A conductor is also visible.

331. William Bell and two others with their catches after fishing. Alaska.

332. Fishing party of six men holding their catch. Alaska. U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey photograph.

333-334. Unidentified man holding a fish that he caught. Alaska.

335. A view of Alaskan scenery.

336. Mt. McKinley. Alaska. Cann's Studio photograph.

337. Time exposure of seven different shots of the sun on the shortest day of the year. Nome, Alaska.

338. Coastal arm of Alaska showing show covered mountains. Alaska.

339. Glacier visible surrounded by mountain peaks. Alaska.

340. Mt. Scott in winter. This is near Lawton, Oklahoma.

341. Aerial photo of Mt. Scott and Medicine Park, Oklahoma. Ca. 1922.

342. Stone bath house. Lake Quanah Parker, Oklahoma.

343-344. Wooden diving pier at Lake Quanah Parker, Oklahoma.

345-348. Quanah Parker Dam, Oklahoma.

349. Fish ladder, dam and spillway at Lake French. This is near Lawton, Oklahoma.

350. Stream below Lake French, Oklahoma.

351. Shore of Lake French, Oklahoma.

352-353. Construction of Lake Elmer Thomas. Showing stream at the base of the earthen retaining wall. Oklahoma.

354. Lake Elmer Thomas, Oklahoma.

355. Lake Buford, Oklahoma.

356. Lake Buford Dam, Oklahoma.

357. Fish dam at West Cache Creek, near Lawton, Oklahoma.

358. The office of the Wichita Wildlife Refuge, near Lawton, Oklahoma.

359. The superintendent's headquarters, Wichita Wildlife Refuge, near Lawton, Oklahoma.

360. Field's fishing lakes and fish hatchery, located nine miles southwest of Lawton, Oklahoma. Two fishing lakes covering forty-five acres of water and sixteen brooding and culture ponds covering approximately twenty acres of water. Water supply source is an artesian well with 500,000 gallons of water daily. Oklahoma.

361. Reservoir, dam and spillway at the Wichita Wildlife Refuge, near Lawton, Oklahoma.

362. Dam and reservoir at the Wichita Wildlife Refuge near Lawton, Oklahoma.

363-366. First water filtration plant at Lake Lawtonka near Lawton, Oklahoma.

367-368. Dam at Lake Lawtonka near Lawton, Oklahoma.

369-371. Lake Lawtonka from Mt. Scott looking eastward near Lawton, Oklahoma.

372. Aerial view of Medicine Park area near Lawton, Oklahoma.

373-378. View of a rock house in Medicine Park, Oklahoma.

379. Aerial view of site number two, Owl Creek detention reservoir, swollen by heavy rains. Purcell, Oklahoma. May 15, 1949. Ginter Photo Company photograph.

380. Aerial view of site number two, Owl Creek detention reservoir, swollen by heavy rains. Purcell, Oklahoma. May 15, 1949. Ginter Photo Company photograph.

381. Aerial view of bottom land below detention reservoirs number one and two on east half of Sargent Major Creek. The two light areas of land in the right hand corner of the picture were leveled with big machinery and put back into cultivation, probably alfalfa. Cheyenne, Oklahoma. May 26, 1949.

382.Aerial photograph of watershed located near the east half of the Sargent Major Creek detention reservoir number 5. Cheyenne, Oklahoma. May 26, 1949. Ginter Photo Company photograph.

383. Aerial view of a drop inlet, constructed with flood control funds to stop gully. Gully was 200 feet from county road and was threatening a concrete bridge. Watershed east half of Sargent Major Creek. Cheyenne, Oklahoma. May 26, 1949. Ginter Photo Company photograph.

384. Oklahoma Military Academy students lined up in front of a hangar with two biplanes. Will Rogers Airport, Claremore, Oklahoma. Clifton Sutton photograph.

385. Elmer Thomas campaign posters attached to corn stalks.

386. The Arkansas River cutting away valuable land in a sharp bend in Section 30, Township 10 north, Range 27 east; the large chunks of earth, covered with a good cotton crop, cave off and wash away. October 10, 1941

387. White work crew working on the Wewoka Creek Health and Sanitation project. Work started December 26, 1933. Oklahoma. December 27, 1933

388. Black crew working on the Wewoka Creek Health and Sanitation project. work started December 26, 1933. Oklahoma. December 27, 1933

389. Aerial view of the U.S. Gold Depository. Fort Knox, Kentucky.

390. U.S. Gold Depository. Ft. Knox, Kentucky.

391. Quarry rock cut and stacked for shipment. A crane used to recover the rock is visible.

392. Tractors being used with machinery to level ground near a quarry.

393. Tractors and earth moving machinery lined up on freshly leveled ground near a quarry.

394. Quarry rock being taken from the side of a mountain. A crane is visible as workers below cut and shape the rock with air drills.

395. Men quarrying rock from the side of a mountain using air drills.

396. Aerial photograph of the White House from the southeast. Washington, D.C. June 1936. Todd Photo photograph.

397. Aerial view of the White House from the northeast. Executive Office Building visible at the upper right. Todd Photo photograph.

398. The "tooth," the second highest peak on Mt. Pinatuba, surrounded by clouds. Picture taken by an unknown Army friend of Elmer Thomas during a mapping expedition when guns were being placed. The Philippine Islands.

399. Mules taking guns up a short steep (45) slope in the Philippine Islands.

400. Ladder 68 feet long on a 53 slope built out of small trees. This was necessary in the installation of guns being taken up a vertical wall 30 to 45 feet high to be put in place. The Philippine Islands.

401. Trail cut through a tropical rain forest in the Philippines.

402. Two native Filipino families sharing food around a common leaf. Philippine Islands.

403. A close-up view of Mt. Pinatuba, showing main crater and the main outlet for lava. Philippine Islands.

404. Male native Filipino looking at an Army officer's laundry hanging on a line. Philippine Islands.

405. Native Filipinos in a U.S. Army camp. The Philippine Islands.

406. Native Filipinos with bows and arrows in a U.S. Army camp. Philippine Islands.

407. Trail through a tropical rain forest in the Philippine Islands.

408. Two native Filipino children, one has a bag around his neck containing flint and steel. Mules can be seen in background. Philippine Islands.

409. Native Filipinos with bows and arrows resting in a U.S. Army camp in the Philippine Islands.

410. Bridge across a treacherous creek about three miles from San Luis trail to China Sea. The trail turns to the left after crossing the bridge. The bridge is twenty feet above the water. Philippine Islands.

411. Village of San Luis, a native Filipino village with thatched roofs and straw walls. Mountains in the background. Philippine Islands.

412. U.S. Army soldiers moving a gun up a 38 slope for installment on a mountain top in the Philippine Islands.

413. Family of native Filipinos in a U.S. Army camp. Philippine Islands.

414. U.S. Army expedition resting in place as they take a break from transporting guns up into the mountains. Philippine Islands.

415. U.S. Army expedition dragging part of a gun up the side of a 45 slope on a mountain. Philippine Islands.

416. A closeup view of San Luis, a native Filipino village with thatched roofs and straw walls. Philippine Islands.

417. Mt. Pinatuba surrounded by clouds. Philippine Islands.

418. U.S. Army headquarters near the village of San Luis. A vertical wall of 280 feet is directly behind the camp. Tents and a stream can be seen. Philippine Islands.

419. View of a paved street in a Mexican town. A man stands next to a burro in front of a business. Mexico.

420. Ixtaccihuatl, "The Sleeping Woman," a volcano in Mexico, covered with snow. Two men with mules are visible. Mexico.

421. Hotel Casablanca; a woman is resting in a chair on a terrace. Acapulco, Mexico.

Photos #422-479 show samples of Indian workmanship typical of projects completed on the Mission Indian Reservations in southern California. Summer 1938. Bunnell Photo Shop photographs.

422. New rehabilitation house. Santa Rosa Reservation.

423. New rehabilitation house. Inaja Rosa Reservation.

424-425. Frame house erected on Baron Long Reservation.

426. Stone house on the Manzanita Reservation.

427. Stone house on the La Jolla Reservation.

428. Adobe house under construction on the Pala Reservation.

429. Adobe house under construction on the Rincon Reservation.

430. Making adobe bricks for house construction.

431. Adolph Brown of the Barona Ranch Reservation starting to crank a 3 horse power tractor to work a corn patch for family use.

432. Family orchard of Sam Brown of the Barona Ranch Reservation. This orchard was planted in the spring of 1938; there are 120 trees of several varieties.

433. Adolph Brown of the Barona Ranch Reservation starting to crank a 3 horse power tractor to work a corn patch for family use.

434. Tribal owned Holt combine harvester in a field of wheat. Barona Ranch Reservation.

435. Adolph Brown and his wife Clara (Lachappa) standing in the rear of their new home on the Barona Ranch Reservation. Note the fruit trees and the flowers planted this spring. This house is type #3, smallest size--four rooms with complete bathroom.

436. Baling outfit of Bob Quitac of the Barona Ranch Reservation in an oat field. There are 700 acres of grain on the reservation.

437. Drying chili peppers. Pala Reservation.

438. Fig orchard. Torres-Martinez Reservation.

439. Home subsistence garden. Barona Ranch Reservation.

440. Home subsistence garden. Torres-Martinez Reservation.

441. A team of horses working an oat field. Barona Ranch Reservation. Total area planted is 700 acres.

442. An Indian family standing in a corn field. Soboba Reservation.

443. Apricot orchard. Morongo Reservation. A man standing on a ladder is harvesting apricots.

444. A Truck and trailer in front of a warehouse used for storing almonds, apricots, and other fruit. Morongo Reservation.

445. Trays of drying apricots. Morongo Reservation.

446. Indian under an arbor preparing apricots for drying. Morongo Reservation.

447. Chickens and turkeys.

448. Indians branding cattle.

449. Stock range. Cahuilla Reservation.

450. Families gathered for home demonstration talk on selection of foods for the home and for the sick.

451. Contract physician and nurse performing eye examinations.

452. Contract physician and nurse conducting a health clinic.

453. Morongo Indian Reservation girls; 4-H exhibit booth at a county fair.

454. Members of a boys and girls 4-H Club. Pala Reservation.

455. Instruction class in pottery.

456. Laundry tubs using water from Cahuilla Reservation reservoir.

457-458. Santa Rosa Dam showing water within one foot of the spillway. May 16, 1938.

459-460. Santa Rosa Dam showing water overflowing a spillway. May 20, 1938.

461. Looking up stream from Santa Rosa Dam showing the banks of a stream. May 16, 1938.

462. Cahuilla Reservoir. A soil tilling machine is parked nearby. May 20, 1938.

463. Roadside reservoir constructed for fire protection and stock water tank.

464. Automobile, circa 1930, driving past a roadside reservoir built as a storage tank and water trough.

465. Dirt truck trail cut into the side of a mountain.

466. Reservoir on the Rincon Reservation under construction.

467. Cattle guard being installed on a truck trail.

468. Cattle watering in a reservoir constructed for fire protection and as a stock water tank.

469. 55,000 gallon reservoir nearing completion at Sycuan Reservation. A wooden church can be seen in the distance.

470. A surveyor with an Indian rodman and chainman and a car. ca. 1920.

471. Indian workmen constructing Santa Rosa Dam.

472. Mansanita Dam and spillway, both constructed with rock.

473. Constructing 240,000 gallon reservoir for irrigation at the Pauma Reservation.

474. Unknown man sitting by an automatic regulation weir.

475. Indians operating road construction machinery.

476. Oiled road, constructed on the Torres-Martinez Reservation.

477. Ca. 1930 automobile above a concrete culvert head wall.

478. Photographic montage showing a series of houses, 4-H Clubs, arts and crafts, farms and gardens, irrigation, roads and health care on Indian reservations in California.

479. Pala Mission on the Pala Reservation.

Photos #480-490 are from a report on the Fort Reno Agricultural Experiment Station with photographs and commentary, including location, background, suitability for research, and objectives. June 1950.

480. Headquarters office building, Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

481. Men on horseback with cattle in a pasture. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

482. Steer in a pasture with ranch in background. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

483. Brood sows in an alfalfa pasture. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

484. Corrals, working chutes, scale houses, and cattle. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

485. Stallion barn and paddock with bull in corral. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

486. Box stall for horses adapted to a swine farrowing pen. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

487. Tractor in corn field. Agricultural Experiment Station, El Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

488. Open front, courtyard type of sheds and corrals, now vacated by horses and mules, are fully adaptable as winter shelter for cattle. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

489. Man working in farm shop. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

490. Granaries and large platform scales, excellent facilities for the present cattle and swine research program. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. June 1950.

Photos #491-512 are from an album of photographs showing activities of the Fort Reno Agricultural Experiment Station. Various cultivation and production and conservation methods are examined. 1916-1932.

491. Single tree beside barn in rural setting. Oklahoma. 1916.

492. Same barn as shown in #491 surrounded by many trees fourteen years later. This picture was used to illustrate that trees can be grown in the dry land country. Oklahoma 1930.

493. Farmhouse situated in the Oklahoma dry land country. 1919.

494. Same farm house as shown in #493 surrounded by trees and shrubs. Photos illustrate the Fort Reno Agricultural Experiment Station's successful beautification efforts. Oklahoma 1931.

495. Windbreak around an orchard. The trees were grown to be studied for windbreak purposes. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

496. Nursery where trees best adapted for windbreak purposes are grown and distributed to farmers in the southern plains. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

497-498. Shade trees, ornamental shrubbery and fruits, grown to be studied at the Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

499-500. Some of the hundreds of varieties of wheat grown and tested and cultivation methods which are studied at the Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

501. Rows of broomcorn grown, studied and improved at the Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

502. Various examples of grain sorghum.

503. Field of blackhull kafir sorghum growing at the Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

504-505. Field of milo, a drought resistant form of sorghum, growing at the Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

506. Farm families gathered at the Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

507. Variety test planting of cowpeas. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

508. Sorghum feed being harvested. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

509-510. Vineyard being grown using dry land farming methods. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

511. Cows bred for high milk production and bulls at the Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

512. Easily constructed trench silo. Cattle, farm buildings and machinery are also seen. Agricultural experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932.

513-514. Station buildings surrounded by trees. Agricultural Experiment Station, Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1932

515. Senators Elmer Thomas and Lynn J. Frazier with two Indian chiefs in full dress at a railroad station. Glacier National Park, Montana. 1936.

516-517. Senators Elmer Thomas and Lynn J. Frazier with group of Indians in full dress at a railroad station. Glacier National Park, Montana. 1936

518. The U.S.S.Chelan about ready to cast off. Seattle, Washington. 1936.

519. Looking forward at the upper deck aboard the U.S.S.Chelan. Seattle, Washington, 1936.

520. Captain Keilhorn, delegate Dimond and others aboard the U.S.S.Chelan.

521. The junior officers aboard the U.S.S.Chelan.

522-523. Senator Lynn J. Frazier aboard the U.S.S.Chelan. 1936.

524. A. A. Grorud aboard the U.S.S.Chelan.

525. Dr. William Bell, U.S. Biological Survey, and petty officers aboard the U.S.S. Chelan. 1936.

526. Seattle, Washington as seen from the U.S.S.Chelan. 1936

527. Seattle waterfront as seen from the U.S.S.Chelan. Seattle, Washington. 1936

528. Scow load of Salmon at an Indian cannery. Metlakatla, Alaska. 1936.

529. Metlakatla shoreline as seen from the U.S.S.Chelan. Metlakatla, Alaska. 1936.

530. Reception committee for passengers of the U.S.S.Chelan. Juneau, Alaska, 1936.

531. Elmer Thomas and fish experts aboard the U.S.S.Chelan. 1936.

532. Fish trap and sea plane near Icy Straits, Alaska. 1936.

533. Purse seining near Icy Straits, Alaska. 1936.

534. St. Elias group of mountains as seen from the U.S.S.Chelan. Alaska. 1936.

535. Kenai Lake and Mrs. Nellie Neal Lawing. Alaska. 1936.

536. Congressional committee at the Jessie Lee Home, near Seward, Alaska. 1936.

537. Fish caught in the Russian River, shown by officers and sailors on the U.S.S. Chelan. Alaska, 1936.

538. Congressional party exploring near mile 90 on the Alaska Railroad. Alaska. 1936.

539. The Alaska railroad Special at Curry, Alaska. 1936.

540. Dog quarters at McKinley National Park. Alaska. 1936.

541. Palmer, Alaska, site of the Matanuska Colony. 1936.

542. Rounding Priest Rock near Unalaska, Alaska. 1936.

543. The U.S.S.Chelan docked at Unalaska, Alaska. 1936.

544-545. View of Unalaska, Alaska from the U.S.S.Chelan. 1936.

546. Interior of Russian Orthodox Church, Unalaska, Alaska. 1936.

547. Old Russian Orthodox Church. Unalaska, Alaska. 1936.

548. Lynn J. Frazier and a seal pup. Pribilof Islands, Alaska. 1936.

549. A portion of a seal herd. Pribilof Islands, Alaska. 1936.

550. Freshly flayed seal pelts at a factory. Alaska. 1936.

551. Barrels of seal skins bound for Canada from the Pribilof Islands, Alaska. 1936.

552. Crew of the U.S.S.Chelan preparing for a fire drill on the Bering Sea. 1936.

553. Crew of the U.S.S.Chelan engaged in a collision drill on the Bering Sea. 1936.

554. Wolf dance by Eskimos in Nome, Alaska. 1936.

555. Congressional hearings, Nome, Alaska. Elderly Eskimo chief is present at a witness. 1936.

556. Boat called The Wave landing at Teller, Alaska.

557. Encampment of Diomede natives at Teller, Alaska. 1936.

558. Handling reindeer at a corral north of Teller, Alaska. 1936.

559. Reindeer after passing through the corral near Teller, Alaska. 1936.

560. Mt. McKinley, Alaska.

Photos #561-612 are from a report entitled "Oklahoma Civil Works Administration, a Preliminary Report." Construction shown includes road building and repair, bridge building, park improvements, school renovation, flood control projects, sewer building, and construction at Lake Murray, Oklahoma. 1933.

561. Cleaning brick taken from Guthrie streets, prior to relaying. Guthrie, Oklahoma. 1933.

562. Blacks paving Guthrie streets with brick. Guthrie, Oklahoma. 1933.

563. Shaling a city street. Yukon, Oklahoma, 1933.

564. Civil Works Administration workers use horse drawn graders to repair a dirt highway. Kiowa County, Oklahoma. 1933

565. Civil Works Administration workers rebuilding a bridge on a city street. Okmulgee, Oklahoma. 1933

566. Civil Works Administration workers loading shale onto trucks for use on Okmulgee County highways. Oklahoma, 1933.

567. Civil Works Administration workers laying compacted gravel base for repaving old street car tracks. Enid, Oklahoma. 1933.

568. Civil Works Administration workers grading and draining the playing field and making general repairs to the Harmon Stadium. Okmulgee City School District. Okmulgee, Oklahoma. 1933.

569. Civil Works Administration workers building a wooden grandstand and repairing a field at the El Reno Fairgrounds. El Reno, Oklahoma. 1933.

570. An artificial lake built by Civil Works Administration workers in Southwest Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

571. Grading and draining the playing field for Henryetta schools. Henryetta, Oklahoma. 1933.

572. Civil Works Administration workers using horse teams to build a road in a city park at Hobart, Oklahoma. 1933.

573. Grading and resodding the ground at Memorial Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

574. A general view of improvements at Memorial Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

575. Civil Works Administration workmen repainting a room at Wilson School, Enid, Oklahoma. 1933.

576. Renovation of a dilapidated school building in Newkirk, Oklahoma. 1933.

577. Civil Works Administration workers repairing a rural wooden school building in Kiowa County, Oklahoma. 1933.

578. Repairs being made to the exterior of the Horace Mann school in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1933.

579. Section of Crow Creek, Tulsa, showing old channel and damage caused by high water. Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1933.

580. New channel on Crow Creek showing section of rip-rapping. Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1933.

581. Filling a channel, rip-rapping slopes, and removing the east railing of an old bridge on Boggy Creek in Enid, Oklahoma.

582. Excavating for a storm sewer in Oklahoma City. Street car tracks can be seen. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

583. Workers repairing a spillway at Henryetta City lake, Oklahoma. 1933.

584. Building tanks at the Oklahoma City sewage disposal plant. Workers are preparing to pour a concrete foundation. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

585. Construction of a large auxiliary reservoir for the city of Tulsa. The embankment extends for two miles. Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1933.

586. Sewer extension and septic tank project at Hobart, Oklahoma. 1933.

587. Civil Works Administration workmen digging a trench for a sanitary sewer at Enid, Oklahoma. 1933.

588. Civil Works Administration workers building a settling basin for a disposal plant at El Reno, Oklahoma. 1933.

589. The start of work on a diversion dam on the Chikaskia River near Blackwell to provide a water supply for the city of Blackwell, Oklahoma. 1933.

590. Laying pipe from a filter plant to new sludge ponds. Workers and pipes are visible. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

591. Repairs being made on a brick retention wall at City Lake, Morris, Oklahoma. 1933.

592. Civil Works Administration workers using shovels to repair the shoreline before rip-rapping at the municipal reservoir. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

593. Site and construction of the Lake Murray Dam. Earth is dug by a crane. Oklahoma. 1933.

594. Civil Works Administration workers using mules to clear timber from land that will form the bed of Lake Murray, Oklahoma. 1933.

595. Looking eastward into the bed of Lake Murray. The trees indicate the future shoreline of the lake. Oklahoma. 1933. Civil Works Administration.

596. Part of the future bed of Lake Murray, a mile and one-half north of the dam. Water will eventually be about 20 feet deep in this area. Oklahoma. 1933.

597. Part of a federal project to build coal houses. Civil Works Administration workers are pouring concrete. Fort Reno, Oklahoma. 1933.

598. Civil Works Administration workers loading shale for use on Canadian County highways. Oklahoma. 1933.

599. Civil Works Administration workers opening a new street. Horse drawn wagons are seen. Enid, Oklahoma. 1933.

600. Work done on the paving on Reservoir Hill, Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1933.

601. A finished section of paving Reservoir Hill, Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1933.

602. Removal of the abandoned street car tracks and repaving the center of the street in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1933.

603. Civil Works Administration workers straightening a road and diverting three creeks that cross the road in less than 3/4 of a mile. Kay County, Oklahoma. 1933.

604. Work crews using teams of horses to build streets in Lone Wolf, Oklahoma. 1933.

605. Civil Works Administration workers sinking cofferdam for installation of a syphon for sanitary sewers near disposal plant in Enid, Oklahoma. 1933.

606. A caterpillar and a tractor building a new highway in Canadian County, Oklahoma. 1933.

607. Grading and building a drainage ditch on a Kiowa County highway using teams of horses. Oklahoma. 1933.

608. Civil Works Administration workers installing fire and police signal systems underground n Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

609. Civil Works Administration workers widening a street and laying sewer pipe in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

610. Civil Works Administration workers shoveling dirt and improving downtown city park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

611. Civil Works Administration workers laying a storm sewer pipe in a ditch in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

612. Excavating for the installation of tanks at a sewage disposal plant using teams of mules. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1933.

613. Construction of Lawtonka Dam. Oklahoma. 1930s.

614. Lake Lawtonka Dam. Oklahoma. 1930s.

615. Lake Lawtonka Dam nearing completion. Oklahoma. 1930s.

616. Construction of Lake Lawtonka Dam. Oklahoma. 1930s.

617-620. Construction of Lawtonka Dam. Oklahoma. 1930s.

621. Metal rods being positioned before concrete is poured to complete the Lake Lawtonka Dam. Oklahoma 1930s.

622. Concrete being poured at the Lake Lawtonka construction site. Oklahoma. 1930s.

623-624. Crane lowering a container to men who are preparing the foundation of the Lake Lawtonka Dam. Oklahoma. 1930s.

625. Foundation of the Lake Lawtonka Dam being prepared for pouring concrete. Oklahoma. 1930s.

626. Workers preparing concrete to be lifted and poured for the Foundation of Lake Lawtonka Dam. Oklahoma. 1930s.

627. Construction progressing on the Lake Lawtonka Dam. Oklahoma 1930s.

628-629. Crane moving concrete at the Lake Lawtonka construction site. Oklahoma. 1930s.

630. West Cache Creek, Oklahoma. 1930s.

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