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Citrus grove being irrigated near San Juan, Texas

Citrus grove being irrigated near San Juan, Texas

Texas photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Oregon, Marion County, north of West Stayton. Waterwheel for field irrigation in the bean country

Bored Congressmen. Washington, D.C., March 30. How dull a congressional hearing can be is indicated in this picture made today shortly before the House Irrigation and Reclamation Committee reported favorably a bill authorizing the government to extend further relief to water users on federal Reclamation and Indian Reclamation projects. In various stages of repose are, left to right - Rep. Compton I. White, Chairman, and Reps. Thomas D. Winter - Karl E. Mundt - Henry C. Dworshak - J. Thorkelson -. With the exception of Chairman White, who is a democrat, the rest of the Solons are republicans. 3-30-39

Privy alongside irrigation and drainage ditch for agricultural workers. Homestead, Florida

Cherry orchards and irrigation ditch, Emmett, Idaho

Public Health Service Investigation Commission to the China-Burma highway, Chefang (vicinity), China. Testing for anopheles minimus inlet and outlet irrigation ditches. No minimus were found in the ditch that is damned up, yet there were many in the ditch where water is flowing

The Hull family haul their drinking water, and when the irrigation water is shut off (about October 15th) they will have to haul water for the stock. Dead Ox Flat, Malheur County, Oregon. General caption number 76-111

Imperial Valley, California. Sheep grazing by irrigation canal

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Washington, Yakima County, Roza Irrigation Canal. Sides concrete, lined by machine. The project, when complete in 1945, will open 72,000 acres to cultivation in East Yakima and West Benton Counties

Mrs. Bartheloma hauls water from irrigation ditch. Nyssa Heights, Malheur County, Oregon

Irrigation gate and canal near Ordway, Colorado

The Daugherty home. Note siphon which brings irrigation water from the opposite bench. Warm Springs district, Malheur County, Oregon. General caption 74

Home of family from Oklahoma now living at Dead Ox Flat, Malheur County, Oregon. Note irrigation ditch. They haul their drinking water from town

Cooperation in irrigation well. Mr. Johnson and Mr. Wright, FSA (Farm Security Administration) clients, Syracuse, Kansas

Cherry orchards and farming land, Emmett, Idaho

Irrigation well machinery on truck farm, Tom Green County, near San Angelo, Texas

Irrigation ditch. Irrigated land on right, Mexican housing on left. San Juan, Texas

Irrigating citrus orchard near San Juan, Texas

Irrigating citrus orchard near San Juan, Texas

Reclamation Commissioner testifies. Washington, D.C., March 30. John C. Page, U.S. Commissioner of Reclamation, Department of Interior, was a witness today before the House Irrigation and Reclamation Committee.

Mrs. Bartheloma dipping water from irrigation ditch for home use. Haul drinking water from town four miles over rough road. Nyssa Heights, Malheur County, Oregon

Negro migrant agricultural workers' quarters by irrigation and drainage ditch near Belle Glade, Florida

Public Health Service Investigation Commission to the China-Burma highway, Chefang (vicinity), China. Small irrigation ditch in the rice fields formerly had anopheles minimus mosquitoes breeding in pockets all along it. It has been rechanneled, as indicated by the new mud piled up on both sides. But the cattle have already trampled it; vegetation is growing in the cattle tracks and minimus are starting to breed in it again. The ditch had to be dusted with Paris green

Mr. Johnson, FSA (Farm Security Administration) client with part interest in cooperative well using a makeshift dam of tumbleweeds and board in order to divert water from irrigation ditch to field, Syracuse, Kansas

Below the bench, showing condition of road which leads up to the new farm due to seepage of irrigation water. Family who lives in shack have been in the country one year. "We're getting along, but it's awful slow." Dead Ox Flat, Malheur County, Oregon General caption 67-1

Western Washington, Grays Harbor County, northeast of Elma. Hand irrigation on small rented subsistence farm. Family have been on place for one year

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Washington, Yakima Valley. Hop yard, shows poles, wires, irrigation ditch and hop vine, three weeks before picking time

Irrigation in the onion fields near Eagle Pass, Texas

Western Washington, Grays Harbor County, northeast of Elma. Hand irrigation on small rented subsistence farm. Family have been on place for one year

Migrant potato pickers' shacks near irrigation ditch. Rio Grande County, Colorado

Irrigation canal seven miles west of Nyssa, Malheur County, Oregon

Cherry orchards, farm lands and irrigation ditch at Emmett, Idaho

Mr. Wright, tenant farmer of Mr. Johnson and in cooperative with him in irrigation well, standing amidst the corn he has raised this year. Syracuse, Kansas

Texas photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Amir Khalid [right] and Amir Faisal, sons of King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia. Their Royal Highnesses recently concluded an extensive visit in the United States as guests of the government. They have made a special study of irrigation projects in the United States. The princes at their own farewell reception in the nation's capital

Symbol of irrigation, El Indio, Texas

Finishing up of well for irrigation purposes. Getting reading to put in the casing and the pump. Near Garden City, Kansas

Cooperation in wells for irrigation purposes. Mr. Johnson and Mr. Wright, FSA (Farm Security Administration) clients, standing at the weir box, Syracuse, Kansas

The Daugherty home. Note siphon which brings irrigation water from the opposite bench. Warm Springs district, Malheur County, Oregon. General caption 74

Irrigation worker near Eagle Pass, Texas

West Stayton (vicinity) Marion County, Ore. Migratory bean pickers. Beanfield, showing irrigation

Building lateral irrigation ditch. El Indio, Texas

Onion field, irrigated, near Eagle Pass, Texas

Irrigation canal and the preacher's farm. These large haystacks are characteristic of the country at this period of development. Dead Ox Flat, Malheur County, Oregon

Abandoned citrus grove near Weslaco, Texas. Note the great amount of underbrush. There are several of these abandoned groves in this section, due to lack of finances for cultivation and irrigation. There is also much absentee ownership in the citrus industry

Lifting casing upon the derrick to finish a water well for irrigation purposes on farm near Garden City, Kansas

Mr. Johnson and Mr. Wright, owners and cooperators in irrigation well on farm near Syracuse, Kansas. They are FSA (Farm Security Administration) clients

Building lateral irrigation ditch. El Indio, Texas

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Oregon, Marion County, near West Stayton. Beanfield showing irrigation. See general caption number 46

Day laborers (from nearby towns or migrant) picking string beans among the poles for overhead irrigation, Seabrook Farms, Bridgeton, N.J.

Public Health Service Investigation Commission to the China-Burma highway, Chefang Valley, China. A small village. Malaria mosquitoes breed in the irrigation ditches just on the other side of the bamboo trees

Negro migrant agricultural workers' quarters by irrigation and drainage ditch near Belle Glade, Florida

Amir Khalid [right] and Amir Faisal, sons of King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia. Their Royal Highnesses recently concluded an extensive visit in the United States as guests of the government. They have made a special study of irrigation projects in the United States. The princes at their own farewell reception in the nation's capital

Texas photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Getting ready to put in the pumping part of the water well for irrigation purposes on farm near Garden City, Kansas

Vale Owyhee irrigation project, Malheur County, Oregon. Corner of the Dazey kitchen in the Homedale District

Irrigation ditch near Eagle Pass, Texas

Water for irrigation at La Pryor is supplied from underground sources by pumping. La Pryor, Texas

Vale Owyhee irrigation project. Seventeen year old boy going to feed the pigs. Homedale district, Malheur County, Oregon

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Irrigation ditch, showing drop in canal. Dead Ox Flat, Malheur County, Oregon. General caption number 67-1

Texas photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Citrus grove being irrigated near San Juan, Texas

Character of a strip of land which is about twenty miles long and five miles wide. This land has an ample supply of underground water. It is sold for one hundred dollars an acre uncleared. Shallow wells supply water for irrigation. Truck farming will do well, according to the country agent. Tom Green County, Texas

Irrigation ditch on the Logan River, Cache County, Utah

Irrigation at Solomonsville, Arizona

Irrigation at Solomonsville, Arizona

Irrigation at Solomonsville, Arizona

Irrigation at Solomonsville, Arizona

Range in the flood irrigation lands of the Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County near Springerville, Arizona

Hereford cattle eating hay grown by flood irrigation methods in the Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County near Springerville, Arizona

Irrigation at Solomonsville, Arizona

Valves to irrigation gates. Main irrigation canal in Maricopa County, Arizona

Farmer using sacking to bank irrigation ditch. Placer County, California. He is from Oklahoma

The start of flood irrigation on the hay fields in the valley of the Little Colorado River Valley. After these fields are so irrigated the cattle are driven to the mountains for summer pasturage while the hay grows and matures. Apache County near Springerville, Arizona

Water in lateral irrigation ditch. Maricopa County, Arizona. Citrus fruit and vegetables are the main crop

Farmer using sacking to bank irrigation ditch. Placer County, California. He is from Oklahoma

Irrigation at Solomonsville, Arizona

Country land, irrigation ditch and fences. Chamisal, New Mexico

Irrigation water. Bernalillo County, New Mexico

Irrigation water crossing ditch in hollowed out log. Trampas, New Mexico

Irrigation ditch flows across road at entrance to Chamisal, New Mexico

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Spanish-American farn near Trampas, New Mexico. Irrigation water crosses ditch in wooden trough

Cows grazing along irrigation ditch, Penasco, New Mexico

Reservoir of Roosevelt Dam with irrigation ditches and highway. Gila County, Arizona

Main irrigation ditches follow the hillsides from Roosevelt Dam. Gila County, Arizona

Water storage pools for irrigation and stock on Mormon farms at Saint David, Arizona

Arizona photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Pipeline of FSA (Farm Security Administration) cooperative irrigation project. Saint George, Washington County, Utah

Galilee trip. Saffourieh (near Nazareth). Saforis (Sepphoris). Irrigation canal

Valley of the Uncampaghre River with irrigation water conduit. Ouray County, Colorado

Irrigation ditch. Solomonsville, Graham County, Arizona

Irrigation water reservoir of FSA (Farm Security Administration) clients. Washington County, Utah

Irrigation at Solomonsville, Arizona

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