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Image of 2001.004.0001 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0001 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin", Set #13. First slide of series (color), has words "DEVELOPMENT / OF THE / COLUMBIA BASIN" printed over image. Image of man-made container of red flowers surrounded with sidewalks and grass with mountain and trees in background. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide.

Image of 2001.004.0002 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0002 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Second slide of series (color), "Map of the most active part of the Columbia Basin, with location of the Grand Coulee Dam at the very top." Image of a mostly yellow map of the Columbia Basin Irrigation System with the Grand Coulee Dam, water sources, wasteways, and siphons of the Columbia Basin labeled. "Map" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on other side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0013 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0013 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Thirteenth slide of series (color), "At the conclusion of the lecture, the audience, for a small fee, is given a trip through the dam itself. Here is a typical crowd that is conducted hourly during the tourist season." A large group of men and women, who range in age of child to senior, are lined up outside a building. The majority of the pictured people appear Caucasian. Hill and wall and possible vehicle in background. "Trip through the dam" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Ba

Image of 2001.004.0003 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0003 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Third slide of series (color), "A roadside sign on the right hand side of the highway between Vantage and Quincy." Image of a road sign with an illustration of a Caucasian male and Caucasian female standing together with a farm in the background. The sign reads: "COLUMBIA BASIN IRRIGATION PROJECT / FOR INFORMATION / BUREAU OF RECLAMATION / EPHRATA." "Sign" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on other side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0004 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0004 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fourth slide of series (color), "Behind the sign lie thousands of acres of sagebrush waste land, destined to become fertile farms in the near furture." Image of shurb-steppe landscape with mostly sagebrush photographed. "Sagebrush - wasteland" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "EKTACHROME / TRANSPARENCY" on other side of slide frame. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0005 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0005 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifth slide of series (color), "This once properous ranch flourished during a period when sufficient snow and rain fell in this region to support farms and ranches. Then came the dry years, rains failed, and the rancher moved away, and the element took over." Image of a brown, possible wood house with at least four bare trees and dry grass surrounding the house. Hills seen in the distance. "Abandoned Farm" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on other side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0006 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0006 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Sixth slide of series (color), "Another ranch deserted and in ruins near the old town of Burke. But in the distant, the visible white line is a canal under construction that will soon change this into a productive farm as never before." Image of a brown, possible wood house in disrepair and falling apart with grass surrounding the house. "Abandoned Farm" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0007 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0007 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Seventh slide of series (color), "When the ranchers were forced to move away, the schools were abandoned." Image of a brown, possible wood building with bell tower on roof in disrepair with grass, barb wire fence, and hills surrounding the building. "Abandoned School" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0018 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0018 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Eighteenth slide of series (color), "The switch yard on the south side, where transformers and numerous wires send out the power created by the dam over a vast network in the northwest." Picture of transformers with a dirt road in foreground and hills in background. "Power Switch Yard" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0008 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0008 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Eighth slide of series (color), "But to change all this desert to productive farms was the Coulee Dam built to raise the Columbia River 550 feet, which will eventually provide nearly two million kilowatts of power, and water enough to irrigate over a million acres of sagebrush wasteland." Image of a dam with hills in background. Four people (three probable Caucasian women and one probable Caucasian male) with their backs to the camera, are watching the dam. The people are standing on a rocky and grassy hill overlooking the dam. "Grand Coulee Dam" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPAREN

Image of 2001.004.0009 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0009 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Ninth slide of series (color), "A closer view of the Coulee Dam, showing the main spillway, parts of the two power houses, one on either side, and the impounded water behind the Dam that reaches to the Canadian border, 151 miles away." A close up image of a dam with hills in background. Land near dam with buildings can be seen. "Spillway G.C. dam" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0010 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0010 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Tenth slide of series (color), "A close side view of the completed Dam, showing the north power house, spillway, and the 12 huge pipes that convey the water from the pumps to the equalization reservoir 280 feet above the lake level." A close up image of a dam with hills in background. "Grand Coulee Dam & Power house" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0011 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0011 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Eleventh slide of series (color), "A bust of the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt is in a little park on the north end of the dam. It was through his interest and insistence that the dam was begun in 1935, and finished in 1942." A probable concrete statue in a concrete framed pond. Mid 1950's automobiles and unknown structure in background. "Bust of F.D. Roosevelt" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0019 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0019 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Nineteenth slide of series (color), "This picture shows the top of the spillway and the Roosevelt Lake that extends upstream for 151 miles to the Canadian border, flooding many former towns and small farms." Picture of transformers, dam, and Lake Roosevelt with hills in background. "Lake Roosevelt - back of dam" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0012 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0012 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twelfth slide of series (color), "During most of the year, tourists who flock there in large numbers can listen to an interesting lecture which explains the history of the construction and present operation of the dam." A large group of men and women, who range in age of child to senior, are gathered around a booth listening to a man talking on a microphone. The majority of the pictured people appear Caucasian. Clock and window in background. "Tourists Listen" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development o

Image of 2001.004.0014 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0014 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fourteenth slide of series (color), "There are many large elevators inside the dam to serve the many floors from top to bottom." A large group of men and women, who range in age of child to senior, are in an elevator. The majority of the pictured people appear Caucasian. Beam and light in background. "Dam Elevator" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0015 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0015 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifteenth slide of series (color), "Inside one sees the huge shafts that go from the turbines below up to the generators above. One is told unbelievable facts regarding the size and weight, and how they were installed." A group of men and women, who appear to be adults, are standing behind a railing around a turbine shaft. The majority of the pictured people appear Caucasian. "Turbine Shaft" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0016 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0016 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Sixteenth slide of series (color), "Inside one of the huge rooms that contain nine huge generators, and the other building on the other side of the dam also has nine." Nine generators in a room with lights overhead. "Grand Coulee Dam / Nine Generators" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0017 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0017 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Seventeenth slide of series (color), "The control room inside the dam, where numerous gadgets and dials tells if everything is operating as it should. Any failure would be registered instantly." Man sitting in chair at desk next to panel with dials and meters. Man appears middle aged and Caucasian. "Control Room" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0020 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0020 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Twenthieth slide of series (color), "Closer view of the Roosevelt Lake behind the dam, with a log boom across it to prevent logs and floating objects from going over the top of the dam." Picture of dam and Lake Roosevelt with hills in background. "Lake Roosevelt" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.