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Chase County agriculture structures

Chase County agriculture structures
Date: 1944-1945
These two photographs show a creosote storage tank and a trench silo. The storage tank was owned by the U. S. government and was used for chinch bug control. The capacity of this tank was approximately 12,000 gallons. The trench silo housed an abundance of feed in the fall of 1944. These photographs came from the Chase County Extension Office annual reports.


Chase County farmers

Chase County farmers
Date: 1933-1948
These photographs show farmers in Chase County, Kansas, including Ross Ritchie, engaged in plowing, planting, and pest control. These photographs originally appeared in the Chase County Extension Office annual reports.


Dipping association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Dipping association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows four men around a dipping vat supported by wooden planks. The vat is used to dip cattle. Cattle were led through a solution held in the vat to clean off ticks.


Dipping Cattle Association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Dipping Cattle Association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows the Cattle Dipping Association in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. A group of men are shown standing on either side of a dipping vat near a corral. Cattle can be seen moving through the vat.


Garden City Dipping Association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Garden City Dipping Association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows the Garden City Dipping Association in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. The photograph shows four men and a cattle dipping vat in the process of being built. Cattle were led through a solution held in the vat to clean off ticks.


Grasshopper sweep, Finney County, Kansas

Grasshopper sweep, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a man sweeping a field crop for grasshoppers on a farm in Finney County, Kansas. This appears to be an alfalfa field. Metal teeth went through the crop making the grasshoppers jump up, hit the back wall and drop into a container of some type.


Grasshopper sweep, Finney County, Kansas

Grasshopper sweep, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a man sweeping a field crop for grasshoppers on a farm in Finney County, Kansas. This appears to be an alfalfa field. Metal teeth went through the crop making the grasshoppers jump up, hit the back wall and drop into a container of some type.


Western Kansas rabbit drive

Western Kansas rabbit drive
Date: Between 1920 and 1939
A photograph of a rabbit drive in western Kansas.


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