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Kootenai River Valley agricultural photographs, 1930-1931

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Jessup, L. T.
Title
Kootenai River Valley agricultural photographs
Dates
1930-1931 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 box, (.25 linear ft. )
Collection Number
USU_P0125
Summary
Twenty-four silver gelatin developing-out paper photograph prints. These photographs were removed from the report, "Relation of Crop Production to Ground Water Conditions, Kootenai Valley, Idaho," written in March 1931 by L.T. (Louie Theodore) Jessup. The photographs show wheat, oat, and pea fields during growth and harvesting, and conditions resulting from poor ground water conditions in Kootenai Valley near Bonners Ferry, Idaho.
Repository
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
84322-3000
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
scweb@usu.edu
Access Restrictions
Restrictions

Open to public research.

Languages
English.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

L.T. (Louie Theodore) Jessup was Associate Drainage Engineer for the Division of Agricultural Engineering, Bureau of Public Roads, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

These photographs were removed from the report, "Relation of Crop Production to Ground Water Condition, Kootenai Valley, Idaho," written in March 1931 by L.T. (Louie Theodore) Jessup, Associate Drainage Engineer for the Division of Agricultural Engineering, Bureau of Public Roads, U.S. Department of Agriculture. The report is located in Special Collections under the call number 979.6525 J499. Photographs were kept in the order that they appeared in the report, and the precise caption for each item was transcribed on the verso as written in the report.

The photographs show wheat, oat, and pea fields during growth and harvesting, and conditions resulting from poor ground water conditions in Kootenai Valley near Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Twenty-four silver gelatin developing-out paper prints, 14.7 x 9 cm. to 17.7 x 13 cm.

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Restrictions on Use

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the Kootenai River Valley agricultural photographs must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Kootenai River Valley agricultural photographs, 1930-1931. (P0125). Utah State University. Special Collections & Archives Department.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Kootenai ValleyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
1:01: Fields of grain in the Kootenai Valley
Box
1
1:02: Closeup, cracks in subsoil near well 1-8
1
1:03: Spring wheat in Drainage District No. 1
1
1:04: Spring wheat being harvested in Drainage District No. 1
1
1:05: Crew cutting peas
1
1:06: Grain in sheaves ready for harvest
1
1:07: Lodged grain in Drainage District No. 4
1
1:08: Lodged grain in Drainage District No. 4
1
1:09: Looking north along "E" line of wells, Drainage District No. 1
1
1:10: Peas ready for harvest, Drainage District No. 1
1
1:11: Crew harvesting wheat with a Caterpillar combine
1
1:12: Oat field in Drainage District No. 1
1
1:13: Unreclaimed marsh in Drainage District No. 1
1
1:14: Lodged grain in swale, Drainage District No. 11
1
1:15: Crew harvesting grain in Drainage District No. 4 using a header
1
1:16: Spring wheat in Drainage District No. 7
1
1:17: Strip of grain between fields of early and late peas in Drainage District No. 6
1
1:18: Damaged fields resulting from high water table in spring, Drainage District No. 7
1
1:19: Crew harvesting peas in Drainage District No. 5
1
1:20: "Burned" grain due to shallow soil underlain with sand, Drainage District No. 7
1
1:21: Grain in swale damaged by seepage from river during high water, Drainage District No. 12
1
1:22: Closeup, oat stalks from "A" line of wells in Drainage District No. 1 exhibiting damage from high water table and also insufficient moisture
1
1:23: Closeup, wheat stalks from "C" line of wells in Drainage District No. 6, some damaged by seepage from river during high water
1
1:24: Wheat stalks from "A" line of wells in Drainage District No. 12, some damaged by high water in spring