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College of Natural Resources photograph collection, 1916-1992

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Title
College of Natural Resources photograph collection
Dates
1916-1992 (inclusive)
Quantity
4 boxes, (3.0 linear feet)
Collection Number
USU_P0526
Summary
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

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Languages
English

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

In 1928 USU established the department of forestry and range management (although classes in forestry were offered as early as 1891). Gradually during the 1930s, forestry and range took on greater autonomy within the School of Agriculture, until in 1938 it was set aside as a separate entity. The School of Forestry operated through 1945 when its name was changed to reflect other aspects of the curriculum involving range and wildlife management. The School of Forestry, Range and Wildlife Management persisted through 1957, and then as the College of Forestry, Range and Wildlife Management through 1966, when the present designation of College of Natural Resources was adopted.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The College of Natural Resources photograph collection consists of 359 black and white photos, 24 negatives, 15 VHS films, and one 8 mm motion picture film. Most of the images document surveys completed by C. J. Olsen, an Assistant Regional Forester for the US Forest Service on aspen reproduction, soil and vegetation conditions, flood surveillance and control projects, and recreational structure standards mostly in Utah, but also Idaho, Wyoming, and Nevada in the 1930s. Additional photographs include: CCC camp sites and projects; the production of the 1937 Claudette Colbert Company film, "I Met Him in Paris"; images and correspondence between Dr. Thadis W. Box and W. C. Glazener, the Assistant Director of the Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation established in Sinton, Texas in 1954; photographs by Bill Shipler and the US Forest Service; and a documentary report on the changing "conditions and trends" of National Forests in response to human activity.

The 15 VHS films document various issues of our National Forests and their ecosystems. The motion picture film is an official production by the US Forest Service entitled, "Introduction to the National Forests in the US."

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Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the College of Natural Resources photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Photograph Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: USU_P0526; College of Natural Resources photograph collection; Photograph Collections Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_P0526, USUSCA.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

:  Fishlake National Forest, "Beaver District", 1936 AugustReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 1

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 1
Box Folder
1 1
1:01:01 through 1:01:06: Evidence of aspen reproduction growth and damage according to sites within or without protected areas from deer and livestock
1936 August
1 1
1:01:07: Erosion in soil with no vegetation
1936 August
1 1
1:01:08: Erosion gullies at summit of North Fork in Chalk Creek
1936 August
1 1
1:01:09: Erosion gullies at Rock Creek
1936 August
1 1
1:01:10: Erosion gullies near Thornton Sawmill
1936 August
1 1
1:01:11: Poor soil condition and lack of vegetation at Merchant Valley Creek
1936 August
1 1
1:01:12 through 1:01:13: Merchant Valley Bridge washed out after flood on July 22
1936 August 8
1 1
1:01:14: Flood debris
1936 August

:  Fishlake National Forest, "Beaver District", 1936 AugustReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 2

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Some photos are duplicates to 1:01
Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 2
Box Folder
1 2
1:02:01 through 1:02:05: Evidence of aspen reproduction growth and damage according to sites within or without protected areas from deer and livestock
1936 August
1 2
1:02:01:
1936 August
1 2
1:02:06: Ranger Christensen and two unidentified people reviewing damaged aspen reproduction area
1936 August
1 2
1:02:07 through 1:02:10: Evidence of aspen reproduction in deer permited or resitricted areas
1936 August
1 2
1:02:11: Telluride Reservoir filled with silt
1936 August
1 2
1:02:12: Soil erosion with no vegetation
1936 August
1 2
1:02:13: Erosion gullies at summit of North Fork in Chalk Creek
1936 August
1 2
1:02:14: Erosion gullies at Rock Creek
1936 August
1 2
1:02:15: Erosion gullies near Thornton Sawmill
1936 August
1 2
1:02:16: Poor soil condition and lack of vegetation at Merchant Valley Creek
1936 August
1 2
1:02:17 through 1:02:20: Merchant Valley Creek Bridge damaged after flood on July 22
1936 August 8
1 2
1:02:21: Flood debris
1936 August

:  Fishlake National Forest, "Erosion Pictures", 1936 AugustReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 3

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Some photos are duplicates from 1:01 and 1:02
Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 3
Box Folder
1 3
1:03:01: Erosion gullies on summit of North Fork at Chalk Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:02: Erosion gullies at Rock Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:03: Erosion gullies near Thornton Sawmill
1936 August
1 3
1:03:04 through 1:03:05: Damage from bridge at Merchant Valley Creek after flood on July 22
1936 August 8
1 3
1:03:06: Upper Telluride Reservoir filled with silt from Merchant Valley Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:07: Erosion in soil with no vegetation
1936 August
1 3
1:03:08: Soil erosion at Rock Creek from snow, flood, and overgrazing
1936 August
1 3
1:03:09: Rocks and debris deposited in Chalk Creek after flood
1936 August
1 3
1:03:10: Debris deposit from flood
1936 August
1 3
1:03:11: Spillway at Fillmore Flood Control Project in Chalk Creek Canyon
1936 August
1 3
1:03:12: Mud and debris at Chalk Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:13: Damage at Chalk Creek after flood on July 28
1936 August
1 3
1:03:14: Deep gully at Rock Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:15: Landslide on banks of Rock Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:16: Upstream view of gullies at Rock Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:17 through 1:03:18: Apsen reproduction within and without protected areas from deer and livestock
1936 August
1 3
1:03:19: Formation of gullies at Merchant Valley Creek after flood on July 28
1936 August
1 3
1:03:20: Erosion on shallow soil at Merchant Valley Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:21: Dense vegetation that protected against erosion at Merchant Valley Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:22: Rocks removed of soil covering at Big John's Flat in Merchant Valley Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:23: Evidence of erosion and gullying after July 22 flood
1936 August
1 3
1:03:24: Bedrock removed of soil covering after flood
1936 August
1 3
1:03:25: Two unidentified people viewing dense aspen growth in deer and livestock protected area in Big Flat
1936 August
1 3
1:03:26: Ranger Christensen and two unidentified people viewing an area with no apsen reproduction
1936 August
1 3
1:03:27 through 1:03:30: Aspen reproduction sites within and without protected areas from deer and livestock
1936 August
1 3
1:03:31 through 1:03:32: Merchant Valley Bridge damage after July 22 flood
1936 August 8
1 3
1:03:33: Poor soil from flooding and no vegetation covering
1936 August
1 3
1:03:34: Tree piles from past floods over a span of 40 years
1936 August
1 3
1:03:35: Healthy aspen reproduction within enclosure that restricted deer and livestock
1936 August
1 3
1:03:36: Lack of aspen reproduction in area grazed by deer
1936 August
1 3
1:03:37: Livestock grazing on Big Flat
1936 August
1 3
1:03:38: Soil erosion on private lands of Ambrose Hunter and John C. Bennett
1936 August
1 3
1:03:39: Soil erosion in area of Chalk Creek typical of snowbanks in winter and grazed by cattle
1936 August
1 3
1:03:40: Soil erosion in snowbank area with no vegetation
1936 August
1 3
1:03:41 through 1:03:42: Vegetation growth and soil improvement at Pioneer Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:43: Poor soil conditions on Teeples Spring hill at Chalk Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:44: Deep gully in typical snowbank area at Chalk Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:45: Soil erosion from drag roads by Thornton Sawmill on Mt. Delano
1936 August
1 3
1:03:46: Log and rocks used to prevent soil erosion
1936 August
1 3
1:03:47: Soil improvement with growth of vegetation at a pasture in Pioneer Ranger Station
1936 August
1 3
1:03:48: Ranger Bert L. Robins and Supervisor C. A. Mattsson standing in dense vegetation growth at Pioneer Ranger Station
1936 August
1 3
1:03:49 through 1:03:51: Erosion gullies on private lands of Ambrose Hunter and John Bennett as a result of snowbanks and overgrazing
1936 August
1 3
1:03:52: Party of five men inspecting soil damage on the Scipio District. Identifications include Supervisor C. A. Mattsson, Ranger Bert L. Robins, Mr. Stephenson of Holden, Utah, Mr. Don Probert, and Mr. Turner of Holden, Utah
1936 August
1 3
1:03:53: Soil improved from vegetation growth (Brome Grass, Wheat Grass, sage, and yarrow) at Chalk Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:54: 10 feet erosion gully at Chalk Creek
1936 August
1 3
1:03:55: Ranger Elbert L. Cox and Supervisor C. A. Mattsson showing aspen reproduction
1936 August
1 3
1:03:56: Densly vegetated slope in Rock Creek Canyon with little soil erosion from July 22 flood
1936 August

:  Fishlake National Forest, "Recreational Pictures", 1936 AugustReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 4

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 4
Box Folder
1 4
1:04:01: Ranger H. M. Christensen and Supervisor C. A. Mattsson seated on "Camp Ground Facilities" at Kent's Lake
1936 August
1 4
1:04:02: Artificial spring at Kent's Lake
1936 August
1 4
1:04:03: Ampitheatre at Ponderosa Camp
1936 August
1 4
1:04:04: Supervisor C. A. Mattsson, Ranger H. M. Christensen, and Mrs. C. J. Olsen in front of a rock masonry shelter at Kent's Lake Camp Ground
1936 August
1 4
1:04:05: Entrance portal at Kent's Lake
1936 August
1 4
1:04:06: View of Delano Ranger Station
1936 August
1 4
1:04:07: Ampitheatre in Adelaide Park
1936 August
1 4
1:04:08: Shelter in Adelaide Park
1936 August
1 4
1:04:09: Ranger H. M. Christensen, C. J. Olsen, and Supervisor C. A. Mattsson seated at maintained Ponderosa Camp Ground
1936 August
1 4
1:04:10: Fishlake Administrative Buildings
1936 August
1 4
1:04:11: Supervisor C. A. Mattsson next to Fish Lake showing water level
1936 August
1 4
1:04:12: Cabins at Lakeside Resort
1936 August
1 4
1:04:13 through 1:04:14: Sleeping rooms and cabins at Lakeside Hotel
1936 August
1 4
1:04:15 through 1:04:16: Dam at the outlet of Fish Lake
1936 August
1 4
1:04:17 through 1:04:21: Cracked and damaged spillway on dam at Fish Lake
1936 August
1 4
1:04:22: Water depth after dam was damaged
1936 August 11
1 4
1:04:23 through 1:04:24: Fremont Irrigation Company water works in Fish Lake
1936 August
1 4
1:04:25: Supervisor Mattsson pointing to gravel removed from channel by Fremont Irrigation Company
1936 August
1 4
1:04:26: Beaver dam
1936 August
1 4
1:04:27: Fishlake outlet channels, both natural and constructed by Fremont Irrigation Company
1936 August
1 4
1:04:28: Water flow from Jorgensen Creek into Fishlake outlet channel
1936 August 28
1 4
1:04:29: Fishlake outlet channel, both natural and Fremont Irrigation Company constructed
1936 August 28
1 4
1:04:30 through 1:04:31: Dam damage from dynamite blow on August 4
1936 August 28
1 4
1:04:32: Natural outlet channel at Fishlake with water flow to Johnson Valley Reservoir
1936 August 28
1 4
1:04:33 through 1:04:37: Beaver dam and home
1936 August 28
1 4
1:04:38: Outlet channels of Fishlake
1936 August 28
1 4
1:04:39: Fremont Irrigation Company's gate and embarkments made from cleaning out the channel
1936 August 28
1 4
1:04:40: State Fish Hatchery in Fremton, Utah
1936 August 27
1 4
1:04:41: Soil erosion on private lands in Soldier Canyon
1936 August 28

:  Fishlake National Forest, "Views of Fishlake Dam", 1936 AugustReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 5

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Some photos are duplicates to 1:04
Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 5
Box Folder
1 5
1:05:01: Dam constructed by Forest Service at outlet of Fish Lake
1936 August
1 5
1:05:02: Ranger standing on edge of dam at Fish Lake
1936 August
1 5
1:05:03 through 1:05:04: Supervisor C. A. Mattsson standing at damaged dam
1936 August
1 5
1:05:05: Supervisor C. A. Mattsson(?) pointing at crack in damaged dam
1936 August
1 5
1:05:06: Hole in dike of dam
1936 August
1 5
1:05:07: Supervisor C. A. Mattsson standing at damaged dam with property sign in view
1936 August
1 5
1:05:08: "Property of the United States" sign in front of dam
1936 August 11
1 5
1:05:09 through 1:05:10: Fremont Irrigation Company water projects at Fish Lake
1936 August
1 5
1:05:11: Supervisor Mattsson pointing at gravel removed from Fish Lake channel by Fremont Irrgiation Company
1936 August
1 5
1:05:12 : Beaver dam
1936 August 28
1 5
1:05:13: Natural Fishlake outlet and Fremont Irrigation Company constructed Fishlake outlet
1936 August 28
1 5
1:05:14: Water flow from Jorgensen Creek into outlet channel of Fishlake
1936 August 28
1 5
1:05:15: Outlet channels of Fishlake
1936 August 28
1 5
1:05:16: West wall of damaged dam
1936 August 28
1 5
1:05:17: Supervisor Mattsson inspecting water depth and flow at dam
1936 August 28
1 5
1:05:18: Natural outlet channel water flow into Johnson Valley Reservoir
1936 August 28
1 5
1:05:19 through 1:05:23: Beaver dam and home
1936 August 28
1 5
1:05:24: Natural and Fremont Irrigation Company constructed outlet channel at Fish Lake
1936 August 28
1 5
1:05:25: Fremont Irrigation Company's gate and embankment at Fish Lake channel
1936 August 28

:  Manti National Forest, "Erosion Pictures", 1936 AugustReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 6

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 6
Box Folder
1 6
1:06:01 through 1:06:06: Supervisor Humphrey inspecting erosion and gullies after July 28 flood
1936 August
1 6
1:06:07: Man inspecting area with no erosion as a result of dense vegetation
1936 August
1 6
1:06:08 through 1:06:09: Bridge at Bluebell Flat after July 28 flood
1936 August
1 6
1:06:10: Vegetation growth inside and outside of enclousre
1936 August

:  Ashley National Forest, "Erosion Pictures", 1936 AugustReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 7

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 7
Box Folder
1 7
1:07:01 through 1:07:02: Captian Walker showing flood water line on barracks at Manila CCC Camp
1936 August
1 7
1:07:03: Flood debris and damage at Manila CCC Camp
1936 August
1 7
1:07:04: Three unidentified men standing near mud deposits after August 7 flood at Manila CCC Camp
1936 August
1 7
1:07:05 through 1:07:06: Tractor stuck in quick sand after August 7 flood
1936 August

:  Uinta National Forest, "Erosion Pictures", 1936 AugustReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 8

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 8
Box Folder
1 8
1:08:01: Flood damage at upstream view from Flood Control Project
1936 August
1 8
1:08:02: Mud deposits after flood at the mouth of Rock Creek
1936 August
1 8
1:08:03: Spillway of the Flood Control Project filled with mud and debris after recent flood
1936 August
1 8
1:08:04: A huge boulder washed in by flood
1936 August
1 8
1:08:05: Woman in front of very large boulder washed in from flood
1936 August

:  Boise National Forest, "Recreational Pictures", 1936 AugustReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 9

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 9
Box Folder
1 9
1:09:01: Wood cut in area planned for recreational purposes
1936 August
1 9
1:09:02 through 1:09:04: Views from Sunset Peak
1936 August
1 9
1:09:05: Area planned for the development of a picnic ground
1936 August
1 9
1:09:06: Wood cut in area previously claimed by private individual. Land was proposed by Forest Services for use as picnic grounds
1936 August
1 9
1:09:07: Area designated for parking grounds
1936 August

:  U.S. Forest Service Region Four, "Recreational Structures", 1935-1937Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 10

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 10
Box Folder
1 10
1:10:01 through 1:10:02: Amphitheatre in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:03: Amphitheatre stage in Salmon National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:04: Region four standard log foot bridge in Fishlake National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:05 through 1:10:06: Vehicles parked next to post and rock barriers in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:07: Stone center pier on foot bridge in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:08: Log work on road bridge in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:09: Two men standing on a region-four standard log road bridge in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:10: Bridge in construction in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:11: Man sitting on log road bridge in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:12: Log foot bridge in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:13: Simple log foot bridge with picnic tables and tent in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:14: Man standing on single-rail foot bridge in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:15: Two men standing at edge of recreation dam in Dixie National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:16: Four men at spillway of Duck Creek Recreation Dam in Dixie National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:17: Bronze plaque indicating CCC construction at Chalk Creek Dam in Fishlake National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:18: Photo demonstrating region four standard fencing, building, and flag pole desing in Challis National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:19: Rock edging for driveways in Nevada National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:20 through 1:10:22: Men seated at community bonfire circles in Dixie National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:23: Men seated at bonfire circle with picnic stove, tables, and playground in Powell National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:24 through 1:10:25: Drinking fountains in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:26: Family playing on swing set in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:27: Men playing on volleyball court in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:28 through 1:10:29: Natural spring and wading pool in Dixie National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:30: Men playing on horseshoe court in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:31: Forest boundary entrance portal in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:32: Forest boundary entrance portal in Fishlake National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:33 through 1:10:34: Forest boundary entrance portal in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:35: Three men standing at forest boundary entrance portal in Ashley National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:36: Two men standing at a forest boundary entrance portal in Dixie National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:37: Inter-forest boundary entrance portal between Targhee National Forest and Gallatin National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:38: Observantion shelter on top of Brianhead Peak in Dixie National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:39: Picnic ground shelter in Dixie National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:40: Region four standard color scheme for structures in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:41: Fireplace at community picnic shelter in Dixie National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:42: Entrance sign at Powell National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:43 through 1:10:46: Man next to recreational signs in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:47: Man next to sign indicating segregation of campgrounds in Fishlake National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:48: Two men next to sign indicating segregation of campgrounds in Powell National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:49: Trailside sign in Wastach National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:50: Burnt letter signs in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:51: Sign along roadside scenic strip on Yellowstone Highwhay in Targhee National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:52: Sign indicating CCC Camp Porcupine location in Targhee National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:53: Three men working with a picnic ground stove in Ashley National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:54: Picnic ground stove in Powell National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:55: Group of unidentified people around a double-unit picnic ground stove in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:56: Four men at a picnic table by a double-unit stove in Powell National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:57: Man standing next to open firepit and grill in Ashley National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:58 through 1:10:59: Group of people seated at picnic table across from a campground grill in Cache National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:60: Four CCC boys seated at picnic table built by the Porcupine CCC Camp in Targhee National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:61: Picnic table and food box-cooler in Dixie National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:62: Barbecue pit in Dixie National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:63 through 1:10:66: 4-unit and 2-unit chemical toilets in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:67 through 1:10:68: Stone retaining walls and flagsteps in Wasatch National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:69: Two unidentified people resting at a roadside spring in Boise National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:70: Scenic observation parking along Teton Pass in Teton National Forest
1935-1937
1 10
1:10:71 through 1:10:72: Roadside springs in Targhee National Forest
1935-1937

:  Davis County Flood Control Project, 1936 September 9Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 11

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 11
Box Folder
1 11
1:11:01: Unidentified man pointing at flooded area
1936 September 9
1 11
1:11:02: CCC workers digging terrace trenches
1936 September 9
1 11
1:11:03: Man standing in terrace
1936 September 9
1 11
1:11:04: One man standing on Farmington Canyon spillway with larger group on landing just above spillway
1936 September 9
1 11
1:11:05: Terrace trenches with improved vegetation growth in Parrish Creek
1936 September 9
1 11
1:11:06: Forest supervisors and watershed experts examining terrace trenches
1936 September 9
1 11
1:11:07 through 1:11:09: Group of men next to tractor constructing terrace trenches
1936 September 9

:  Flood Control Projects in Southern Nevada, 1937 MarchReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 12

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 12
Box Folder
1 12
1:12:01 through 1:12:02: Supervisor Betenson and Wynn Marshall(?) examining juniper posts, rock, and spillway built by Soil Conservation Service in Panaca, Nevada
1937 March
1 12
1:12:03: Bridge across flood control channel in Panaca, Nevada
1937 March
1 12
1:12:04: Flood channel east of Panaca, Nevada
1937 March
1 12
1:12:05: Supervisor Betenson and Wynn Marshall wading across Meadow Valley wash to inspect the spillway
1937 March
1 12
1:12:06: Sotrage basin constructed for the Panaca flood control project
1937 March
1 12
1:12:07: Supervisor Betenson and Wynn Marshall(?) standing in a dam and spillway area
1937 March
1 12
1:12:08 through 1:12:10: Various views of Wells Siding dam and Bowman reservoir near Logandale, Nevada
1937 March
1 12
1:12:11: View of tractor and vehicle with two men at Arrowhead Canyon flood control project site
1937 March
1 12
1:12:12: Arrowhead Canyon project after water receded
1937 March
1 12
1:12:13 through 1:12:14: Silt depostis at Arrowhead Canyon project
1937 March
1 12
1:12:15: View of Arrowhead Canyon project
1937 March
1 12
1:12:16: Two men standing at spillway on Moapa Indian Reservation project site
1937 March
1 12
1:12:17: Water distribution plan at Wells Siding spillway
1937 March

:  Sawtooth National Forest, "I Met Him in Paris", 1937 FebruaryReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 13

C.J. Olsen, Photographer

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 13
Box Folder
1 13
1:13:01: Temporary Swiss church and Swiss chalet used for the film production
1937 February
1 13
1:13:02: Claudette Colbert and Company making pictures for the film production
1937 February
1 13
1:13:03: Temporary ice skating rink used for the film production
1937 February
1 13
1:13:04 through 1:13:05: Temporary Hotel St. Georg used for the film production
1937 February
1 13
1:13:01: View of ski-runners on snowy hill from the film production
1937 February
1 13
1:13:07: Claudette Colbert and party on horse sled passing Supervisor Moore
1937 February

:  Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation, 1964 JulyReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 14

Black and white photos (negatives included) passed through correspondance between Dr. Thadis W. Box and W. C. Glazener, the Assitant Director of the Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation established in Sinton, Texas year 1954

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 14
Box Folder
1 14
1:14:01 through 1:14:07: Various views of open fields
1964 July
1 14
1:14:08 through 1:14:12: Cowboy hat placed in a field
1964 July
1 14
1:14:13: An open field covered in long grass vegetation
1964 July
1 14
1:14:14: Field next to river
1964 July
1 14
1:14:15 through 1:14:17: Man on tractor and plow in field
1964 July
1 14
1:14:18 through 1:14:19: Vegetation growth measured by ruler on ground (negative only, no photo provided)
1964 July
1 14
1:14:20: Open field showing plowed soil
1964 July
1 14
1:14:21: Cowboy hat placed in field
1964 July
1 14
1:14:22: Man on tractor plowing field
1964 July
1 14
1:14:23 through 1:14:24: Two men with pickup truck and small trailer
1964 July

:  "Condition and Trend on High Range-Watersheds of the Intermountain Region", 1916-1956Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 15

Project completed by US Forest Services displaying "condition and trend" changes in watersheds over time; outline, diagrams, and text included with photos

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 15
Box Folder
1 15
1:15:01: Aerial view of communites adjacent to mountains
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:02: Overgrazed land
1916
1 15
1:15:03: Same field as seen in 1:15:02 with improved vegetation growth
1944
1 15
1:15:04: Soil erosion and gullies on barren field and hill
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:05: Field with trenches that restored gullies
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:06: "Excellent" aspen reproduction and ground cover
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:07: "Very poor" conditions of soil and plant growth
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:08: Field with plentiful, healthy vegetation growth
1946
1 15
1:15:09: Same field as seen in 1:15:08 with declined vegetation conditions
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:10: Area of ground plotted to show poor vegetation growth
1943
1 15
1:15:11: Same area of ground plotted as seen in 1:15:11 with improved vegetation growth
1953
1 15
1:15:12: Collage of five different views and activities in the forest range; two skiers on snow covered mountain, three people at campground next to water and fishing area, view of river rapids, field of a flock of sheep, and a view of a three-point deer are included
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:13: "Excellent" ground cover in field
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:14: Field with little ground cover
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:15: Erosion in soil of a field
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:16: Erosion terraces in a field
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:17: "Active gullies" in soil
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:18: Vegetation growth in old gullies healing the soil
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:19: Area in forest with sufficent plant growth and soil protection
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:20: Area in forest that is overused and has poor soil conditions
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:21: Area of land in good, productive condition
1916-1956
1 15
1:15:22: Area of land in poor condition moving in a "downward trend"
1916-1956

:  Miscellaneous Photos, 1916-1992Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 16

Black and white photos, various sizes and locations

Container(s) Description Dates
box folder
1 16
Box Folder
1 16
1:16:01 through 1:16:02: Two unidentified men with horse and plow in field
Undated
1 16
1:16:03: Five unidentified men in front of a log building
Undated
1 16
1:16:04: "ERA camp at Brighton" where several men are lined up in front of tents during the winter; photo provided by Bill Shipler
1935 November
1 16
1:16:05: Large fire and smoke on forested hill with people gathered to witness the natural disaster
Undated
1 16
1:16:06: "View of devastated land along West Branch Road" in Kaniksu National Forest; photo taken by K. D. Swan
1932
1 16
1:16:07 through 1:16:08: View of tree covered mountains in Coeur d'Alene National Forest; photo taken by K. D. Swan
1932
1 16
1:16:09: Aerial view of the "Bearskull R.S., St. Joe" forested area
Undated
1 16
1:16:10: Aerial view of the "Fishhook R. S., L.O., St. Joe" forested area
Undated
1 16
1:16:11: Landscape view of forested mountains along a road and lodge building in Wasatch National Forest
Undated
1 16
1:16:12: Close up of trees from forested area
Undated
1 16
1:16:13: View of deer amongst the trees in Kaibab National Forest; photo connected to the Fish and Game
Undated
1 16
1:16:14: View of vehicle on road along side the Hoback River in the Teton National Forest
1924
1 16
1:16:15: Landsape view of "South Fork Payette road with white cliff above five mile cr." in Boise National Forest
1930 August 8-11
1 16
1:16:16: Two men working in river filled with timber logs
Undated
1 16
1:16:17: Man with saddled horse in open field and mountains
Undated
1 16
1:16:18: Man on horse in open field and mountains
Undated
1 16
1:16:19: Group photo of unidentified men dressed in suits in front of a building;photo taken by C. J. Olsen
Undated
1 16
1:16:20 through 1:16:21: Group photo of twenty-five unidentified men and three unidentified women; photos taken by Bill Shipler
Undated

2:01:  Group photo taken at Ranger Training Camp, 1937Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2, Folder

Identifications include A. R. Standing, R. H. Park, R. H. Rutledge, Dr. George Stewart, F. L. Allen, V. E. Tippets, F. J. Allen, M.C. Sill, C. J. Langer, J. M. Hockaday, Merrill Nielson, J. M. Miller, G. A. Lambert, E. F. Sargent, K. M. Daniels, I. L. Dyreng, I. H. Johnson, J. L. Jacobs, J. D. Hansen, R. C. Anderson, A. K. Wogensen, Clark Miles, J. T. Matthews, Q. D. Hansen, V. M. Brewer, D. E. Cox, O. E. Winkler, C. D. Wadsworth, Wendell Moran, S. E. Cazier, M. A. Coonrod, V. N. Stokes, G. E. Brado, O. M. Despain,, E. C. Roberts, J. W. Lambert, G. S. Bradley, A. R. McConkie, C. C. Quesnel, L. G. Woods, M. S. Jeppesen, Wells Thursby, J. N. Kinney

2:02:  Group photo taken at Ranger Training Camp, 1938Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2, Folder

Identifications include Dana Cox, Paul Shank, Jay Sevy, R. H. Rutledge, W. M. Saling, Clark Miles, Clyde Lambert, A. R. Standing, J. D. Hansen, Walter Astle, Elbert Cox, Otis Slavin, Holt Fritchman, Murle Markham, Ivan Christensen, William Hurst, Gray Reynolds, T. C. Haycock, Ralph Jensen, Lester Gutzman, Archie Murchie, R. J. Costley, Robert Dalley, Lewis Clark, Hanmer Christensen, Dr. George Stewart, Merrill Anderson, F. E. Powers, Wilford Bentley, C. H. McDonald, S. D. Warner, Leo Fest, Alford P. Balch, James Bruce, Rufus Hall, J. W. Augenstein, H. M. Peterson, Marshal F. Youngblood, Wilford Hansen, L. E. Mckenzie, H. L. Curtiss, W. E. Trangren, George Miller, E. N. Kavanagh, Ben Stahmann, George Walkup, C. E. Jensen, F. C. Koziol, A. P. Christiansen

:  Fifteen VHS films connected to US Forest Service, Return to Top

Container(s): Box 3, Folder

Flims include: "Natural Resources - Ground Breaking": Tapes 1, 2, and 3 (1990 October 5). "Forum on Global Change":Tapes 1 and 2 (1989 May 2), "Forum on Global Change": Tape 3 (1989 May 3). "Cache Valley, Utah... the Uncommon Choice" (two copies, undated). "B.L.M. Special - West High School" (1992 January 3). "B.L.M. Rap (West High School)" (undated). "Wellman" (February 23, year unknown). "Thorpe" (April 15, year unknown). "Lassoie" (April 29, year unknown). "Menzel" (May 2, year unknown). "Bryant" (1997 May 13)

:  An 8 mm motion picture film entitled an "Introduction to National Forests in the US", UndatedReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 4, Folder