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Title:
Silt in pond due to deforestation
Topics:
Community and Extension
Forestry
Subjects:
Agricultural extension work
Cotton mills
Deforestation
Ponds
Silt
Original Format:
Black and white print (photograph)
Postcard
Item identifier:
ua023_007-008-bx0030-002-002
Created Date:
Description:
Transcribed from accompanying envelope: [Farm Forestry Series], [November] 19, 1930; Made By R. W. Graeber, Silt in pond, Alexander County; Silt in pond at Liledoun Cotton Mill, Alexander County, due to erosion of deforested slopes on farms located on watershed above the dam. This pond is 20 feet or more in depth, and is almost completely filled. Looking down stream. [...] Used in Charlotte Observer--[Monday, November] 24, 1930.
Location:
Alexander County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs