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Image of 2001.004.0046 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0046 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Forty-sixth slide of series (color). Picture of a field with water trenches and a possible primitive road with buildings, trees, and hills in background. "Water Trenches" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slides CB 34 through CB 49 appear to be missing from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0047 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0047 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Forty-seventh slide of series (color). Picture of a field with water trenches filled with water with trees and hills in background. "Irrigating" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slides CB 34 through CB 49 appear to be missing from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0048 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0048 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Forty-eighth slide of series (color). Picture of a possible Caucasian man in a field squatting next to a water trench filled with water. Man is placing a siphon from the trench into the ground with a shovel and hills in background. "Setting the Siphons" on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slides CB 34 through CB 49 appear to be missing from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0049 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0049 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Forty-ninth slide of series (color). Picture of a field with trenches filled with water, siphons, and a building with a white house with landscaping and hills in background. "Garden" on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slides CB 34 through CB 49 appear to be missing from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0050 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0050 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fiftieth slide of series (color). Picture of a possible Caucasian man holding a shovel in a crop field squatting next to a water trench filled with water. Man is placing a siphon from the trench into the ground with a building, trees, telephone poles and hills in background. "Irrigating Sugar Beets" on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slides CB 34 through CB 49 appear to be missing from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0052 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0052 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifty-second slide of series (color), "Building of new homes is booming in the Columbia Basin towns of Ephrata, Moses Lake, and Odessa. Whole streets of houses, followed by paving and landscaping, go up continually." Picture of houses on dirt lots with automobiles in background. "New Homes" 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 2001.004.0053 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0053 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifty-third slide of series (color), "This new street was sagebrush waste land earlier in the year. In no time sidewalks, lawns, paved streets with shade trees are made ready for the new settlers in the Columbia Basin." Picture of houses with lawns, trees, and paved sidewalks with a possible transistor in background. "New Streets-" 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 2001.004.0054 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0054 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifty-fourth slide of series (color), "This farmer was one of the first to get started near Winchester. Here his dairy herd are out to graze on the irrigated alfalfa field. He sells milk in nearby Quincy." Picture of white and black cattle grazing in a field with houses, trees, and hills in background. "Dairy Herd" 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 2001.004.0055 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0055 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifty-fifth slide of series (color), "This second year farmer has a house for his family, but as yet no shed for his expensive farm machinery, and live stock. Building a barn must wait until his crops are planted." Picture of a green tractor, farm machinery, orange truck, silver car, trees, and brown house with hills in background. "2ND Year 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 2001.004.0056 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0056 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifty-sixth slide of series (color), "All sorts of temperate climate crops flourish prodigiously in the rich soil of the Columbia Basin. The yield of tomatoes on this piece of land has been very large." Picture of a possible Caucasian male child holding tomatoes and sitting in a field among tomato plants with tractor in background. "Tomatoes in the Field" 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 2001.004.0057 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0057 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifty-seventh slide of series (color), "Acres and acres of potatoes are grown near Odessa and Moses lake. Here a thriving field of potatoes has just been irrigated." Picture of canal with siphons irrigating a crop with hills in background. "Potatoes" 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 2001.004.0058 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0058 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifty-eighth slide of series (color), "Harvesting the potatoes on irrigated land later." Picture of two men loading sacks of potatoes on to a blue truck with a man on a tractor and hills in background. "Harvesting Potatoes" 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 2001.004.0059 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0059 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifty-ninth slide of series (color), "But alfalfa is perhaps the leading crop in the Columbia Basin. Alfalfa is a wonderful feed for cattle, sheep, and horses, even rabbits, and at the same time it enriches the soil. This farmer is using a compressor pump at the irrigation ditch. This type of putting water on the soil saves the time and trouble of using the small trenches which often leaves the soil very rough. It saves standing around with a spade in the hand to keep the water running into the right places. The pipes are easily moved, and are very light because they are made of aluminum." Picture of crops in field bein

Image of 2001.004.0060 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0060 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Sixtieth slide of series (color), "This farmer is using up to date machinery to load the baled alfalfa on the big truck, and at the same time the field is nearly ready for another cutting of hay." Picture of possible Caucasian man operating farm machinery to load baled alfalfa in a field with a truck, fields, and hills in background. "Loading Hay" 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 2001.004.0061 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0061 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Sixty-first slide of series (color), "Thousands of bales of alfalfa are hauled daily on big trucks to the Puget Sound region. You see the trucks any day you drive over Stevens or Snoqualmie Pass. But a lot of the Basin farmers stack up their hay and feed it to their own stock, as this dairyman is doing near Quincy." Picture of Caucasian male child standing in front of farm machinery in a field with a stack of baled hay, trees, fences, fields and hills in background. "Bale Hay" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from

Image of 2001.004.0062 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0062 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Sixty-second slide of series (color), "And let us return to where we began with the dry arid desert, deserted homes, and forsaken schools. This settler had a hard time to even get the logs to build the one-room log cabin. He had to float the logs up from the Columbia River many miles away, drag them over to where he wanted to build the house. He dug a well but it went dry in the summer when he needed water most. He had little of the comforts of today - all he did was to toil and hope for rain. How the Columbia Basin is changing!" Picture of log cabin in field with basalt columns in background. "Abandoned Home" written

Image of 2001.004.0063 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0063 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Sixty-third slide of series (color). Picture of a mixed group (African-American and Caucasian races and children, men, and women) of people who to appear to be listening to a Caucasian man speak in a room. Some of the people are seated and some are standing. "Photography & Script / by / J.W. Thompson / 5245 20th Avenue S. / Seattle 8, Wash." is overlayed on image in white lettering. "Credits" on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide CB B appears to be missing from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0064 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0064 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Sixty-fourth slide of series (color). Picture of words "Return to / INSTRUCTIONAL / MATERIALS CENTER / Moses Lake Schools." "Return" on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. "FEB 58" embossed on one side of slide.

Image of 2004.011.0001 - Print, Photographic

2004.011.0001 - Print, Photographic

Framed and matted color photograph of landscape scene printed on Kodak paper. Image of body of water with snow and vegetation. Basalt formations and vegetation in background. "PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT / OF GRANT COUNTY / No. 68001 Date JAN 12 1968 / Photo By / Carl B. Lewis, M. Photog." stamped in ink on back of photo.

Image of 2004.011.0002 - Print, Photographic

2004.011.0002 - Print, Photographic

Framed and matted color aerial photograph of former State Park and land west of Moses Lake on Kodak paper. Image of vegetation, trees, streets, buildings, houses, and body of water. "PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT / OF GRANT COUNTY / No. 671207 Date JUL 11 1967 / Photo By / Carl B. Lewis, M. Photog." stamped in ink on back of photo.