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Catalog Number 1992.002.0027
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Black and white photograph with white border of Farm-in-a-Day of turning the irrigation water on.

"Commissioner Michael W. Straus, right, Bureau of Reclamation, turns the wheel to make symbolic first delivery of water on the million-acre Columbia Basin Project to the Farm-in-a-Day about 5p.m. May 29th. Donald D. Dunn, who received the $50,000 farm free, being chosen as the 'nation's most worthy veteran,' looks on happily. To left, is Richard D. Searles, Under-Secretary of the Interior."

Description courtesy of the BUREAU OF RECLAMATION: 1952 Photo Descriptions
Date 1952-1952
Collection Mrs. Earl Amick Collection
Place U.S.A/Washington/Moses Lake
Source Amick, Mrs. Earl
Relation Show Related Records...
People Dunn, Donald
Amick, Mrs. Earl