BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "EROSION"
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Erosion Project

Erosion Project

1938-1950

This series of photographs depicts the transformation of James C. Ray's property in Buncombe County, North Carolina during a soil erosion project...

Tags: Erosion | North Carolina
Kudzu as Ground Cover

Kudzu as Ground Cover

March 24, 1937

Kudzu is a vine native to Southeast Asia that was introduced to the U.S. Southeast as a cover plant to prevent soil erosion. Due to the climate...

Tags: Erosion | Tennessee
Control of Soil Erosion

Control of Soil Erosion

August 20, 1936

This report outlines the Tennessee Valley's problems with soil erosion and proposes solutions...

Tags: Erosion | Tennessee
Erosion Control Work

Erosion Control Work

1934

These photographs taken in Alabama in 1934 reveal some of the terracing techniques used by CCC workers to control erosion...

Tags: Alabama | Erosion | Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Georgia Soil Erosion Project

Georgia Soil Erosion Project

1938-1941

These "before" and "after" photographs were taken in 1938 and 1941 of a Walker County, Georgia soil erosion and reforestation project...

Tags: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) | Erosion | Georgia
Tennessee Soil Erosion Project

Tennessee Soil Erosion Project

1935

These photographs show examples of wood and masonry dams that were built by CCC workers to combat severe soil erosion in Tennessee...

Tags: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) | Erosion | Tennessee
Kudzu Used to Stop Soil Erosion

Kudzu Used to Stop Erosion

1938

These records show that kudzu was one of the plants introduced during the 1930's by CCC workers in their efforts to combat soil erosion...

Tags: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) | Erosion | Tennessee